Grants and Awards Recipients

2018

Katie Wenzell (PhD Candidate): $1350 from the Illinois Native Plant Society (the project is: Investigating genetic diversity and inbreeding of the state-endangered downy paintbrush (Castilleja sessiliflora))
 
Sam Danguilan (MS Student): $1350 from the Illinois Native Plant Society and $ 500 from the Botany Division of the Illinois State Academy of Sciences, Does variation in flowering phenology affect reproductive success?"

Susan Deans: Nicholson Fellowship 2018-19, awarded PhD Stipend and Tuition for one academic year from The Graduate School at Northwestern University.

 
Lynnuan Johnson (PhD Candidate): Phipps Botany in Action award for $5,000
Susan Deans: Nicholson Fellowship 2018-19, awarded PhD Stipend and Tuition for one academic year from The Graduate School at Northwestern University.
 
Katie Kucera (MS Student): NU Alumnae Award for $6,956 “Characterizing genetic changes in the production of multi-source seed lots in Penstemon pachyphyllus.” 
 
Emma Leavens (MS Student): Friends of Nachusa Grasslands for $5,500 “Impacts of Mycorrhizal Fungi Abundance and Diversity on Establishment of Comandra umbellata.”
 
Lea Richardson (PhD Student): Nicholson Fellowship 2018-19, awarded PhD Stipend and Tuition for one academic year from The Graduate School at Northwestern University.
 
Katie Wenzell (PhD Candidate): Friends of Nachusa Grasslands for $1,440 Low Pollination of State-Endangered Downy Paintbrush: A Problem for Restored Prairies or for Illinois?” 

Katie Wenzell (PhD Candidate): $4,900 from the American Philosophical Society Lewis and Clark Fund Research Award

Katie Kucera (MS Student): the Utah Native Plant Society Grant-in-Aid Award

Alicia Foxx (PhD Student): Elmhurst College American Dream Fellowship