Graduate Student Scholarships

2017 Graduate Scholarships Available

9 March 2017, 10:48 am

In 2017 the Graduate Student Scholarships by The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees are available once more, thanks to the financial support by HB Swiss. This is the Foundation’s first year to award scholarships after a four-year pause. The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees is again offering scholarships of $2000 each to five graduate students in apiculture.
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2013 Graduate Scholarships Announced

12 December 2012, 8:50 pm

2013 Graduate Scholarship Winners
Since 2005, the Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees has awarded scholarships to allow graduate students in apiculture to attend the annual North American Beekeeping Conference. Attendance at this national gathering provides the recipients an opportunity to meet other researchers and beekeepers and to present their research at the meeting. The
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2012 Graduate Scholarships Announced

1 March 2012, 9:19 pm

Marcelo Nicolas Agra is a doctoral student at the National Institute of Agriculture Technology working under the supervision of Dr. Maria Alejandra Palacio. His research has 3 objectives. The first is to characterize the molecular genetics of bee populations where African and European bees coexist. His second objective is to look for molecular markers
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2012 Graduate Scholarships Available

7 September 2011, 4:53 pm

Foundation Offering Graduate Student Scholarships!
The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees is again offering scholarships of $2000 each to five graduate students in apiculture. This is the Foundation’s seventh year to award such scholarships.
The Foundation is a charitable research and education foundation affiliated with the American Beekeeping Federation (ABF). The Foundation has benefited from
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2011 Scholarships Announced

16 September 2010, 3:42 pm

The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees is again offering scholarships of $2000 each to five graduate students in apiculture. This is the Foundation’s sixth year to award such scholarships.
The purpose of the scholarships is to allow the recipients to attend the 2011 North American Beekeeping Conference, which will include meetings of American Beekeeping
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2010 Foundation Scholarship Winners Announced

30 December 2009, 12:20 pm

Gladys Andino is a Ph.D. student at Purdue University studying with Dr. Greg Hunt. She is investigating grooming behavior as a mechanism of resistance to Varroa mites. Her goal is to develop a cage-based assay to select stock for Varroa resistance. She is also investigating resistance to Nosema ceranae and will map
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2009 Foundation Scholarship Winners Announced

30 December 2009, 12:20 pm

Five graduate students in honey bee research have been awarded scholarships by the Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees.

2008 Foundation Scholarship Winners Announced

30 December 2009, 12:19 pm

Six graduate students in honey bee research have been awarded scholarships by the Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees and will make presentations during the American Bee Research Conference at the National Beekeeping Conference in Sacramento in January.

2007 Foundation Scholarship Winners Announced

30 December 2009, 11:51 am

In 2007, five graduate students were awarded scholarships.  The winners were:

Amanda Ellis
Athens, GA – University of Georgia
Studied the effects of varroa on foraging behavior
Brad Metz
College Station, TX  – Texas A&M University
Researched how larvae communicate their needs to the colony.
Michael Simone
St. Paul, MN  – University of Minnesota
Researched propolis collection.
Jeremy Wagnitz
Lincoln, NE  – University of Nebraska
Studied ways
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2006 Foundation Scholarship Winners Announced

30 December 2009, 11:47 am

In 2006, five graduate students were awarded scholarships.  The winners and their research foci were:

Umberto Moreno, University of Minnesota and University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao, Brazil.
Genetics and biology of propolis collection by honey bees.
Brendon Fussnecker, North Carolina State University.
Molecular and cellular mechanisms that regulate honey bee behavior.
Bradley Barnd, Purdue University.
Genetic influence on metabolic rate in
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2005 Foundation Scholarship Winners Announced

30 December 2009, 11:41 am

In 2005 six graduate students were awarded scholarships.  The winners were:
Nick Aliano – University of Nebraska. He is completing his M.S. work now and will being Ph.D. work in the fall. He has been working on use of powdered sugar to remove varroa mites from bees. His Ph.D. work will continue to focus on varroa
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