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.
To support graduate student research in animal behavior. Amounts will be awarded following a positive evaluation by the Graduate Programs Committee.
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:
- A proposal describing the research to be conducted. The proposal should not exceed two-double spaced pages.
- A current C.V.
Please see Department of Animal Biology for more details.
Submit Completed Application by Closing Date to:
Edwin Banks Memorial Fund
Attn: Liz Barnabe
Department of Animal Biology
515 Morrill Hall
505 S. Goodwin Av.
Urbana, IL 61801