Edwin Banks

Memorial Fund

The Edwin Banks Memorial Fund was established by Dr. Banks' wife, Mrs. Hilda Banks, and family to honor his long and distinguished career as a faculty member in the Department of Ecology, Ethology and Evolution (now the Department of Animal Biology) at the University of Illinois (1957-1985). Dr. Banks was a pre-eminent researcher in the areas of mammalian sociality and reproduction.

Purpose:

To support graduate student research in animal behavior. Awards up to $1,000 will be awarded following a positive evaluation by the Graduate Programs Committee.

Eligibility:

Any graduate student in the Department of Animal Biology studying any aspect of behavior may apply.

Application:

To apply, please submit one copy of each of the following:

  1. A proposal describing the research to be conducted. The proposal should not exceed two-double spaced pages.
  2. A current C.V.

Closing Date:

March 27, 2017; please see Department of Animal Biology for more details.

Submit Completed Application by Closing Date to:

Edwin Banks Memorial Fund
Attn: Tara Heiser
Department of Animal Biology
515 Morrill Hall
505 S. Goodwin Av.
Urbana, IL 61801