Alaska Quaternary Center

373 Reichardt Building
900 Yukon Dr.
PO Box 75-5940
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, AK 99775-5940

Phone: (907) 474-5433
Fax: (907) 474-5101

Hopkins Fellowship: Announcement for the 2013-2014 period

The David and Rachel Hopkins Fellowship is designed to support University of Alaska graduate students conducting interdisciplinary research focusing on the Quaternary of Beringia or North Pacific Rim.

A fellowship of up to $1500 will be awarded for use until May 2014. Funds may be used to cover tuition, supplies, equipment, or other research-related fees, excluding salary. The fellowship is open to graduate students only.

To be eligible for the fellowship, the student must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time graduate student and in good academic standing at UAF, UAA, or UAS.
  • Conduct interdisciplinary Quaternary research over historic or geologic time scales.
  • Work on a project located in or relevant to Beringia or the North Pacific Rim.
  • Deliver a completed application (see address below) to the AQC by 5pm May 17, 2013.

To apply, submit the following to the AQC:

  • Completed application form (e mail: for a copy of the application).
  • A description of the research project (maximum of 2 pages).
  • A statement of permitting status.
  • An itemized budget and a budget justification.
  • Current C.V. (1 page limit) including name, contact information, education, teaching and other relevant experience, awards and honors, relevant presentations and publications.
  • An e mail recommendation letter from a faculty supervisor or committee member (also due by the deadline -

Submit a pdf of the completed application packet to the AQC (the e mail letter of recommendation can be sent seperatly). The file can be e-mailed ( 

We strongly recommend that you contact either the AQC Director or other board members (Contact Info) if you are unsure whether your application is appropriate for the Hopkins Fellowship.