With many thanks to the generosity of her friends and family, we are excited to announce that the Christi Heintz Memorial Scholarship Award will provide $20,000 to one master’s student doing research aligned with PAm’s mission.
This student will be someone who can also demonstrate their embodiment of Christi’s spirit of curiosity, collaboration, and fearlessness. Applicants will be asked to submit a 3-minute video to demonstrate those qualities as well as examples of innovation in their life and addressing their interest in Project Apis m. and bee health
The window to apply for this award will be open from August 15th until October 1st* 2020. Applicants are also encouraged to read Christi's full memorial here.
The purpose of Christi Heintz Memorial Scholarship Award is to ensure the continuity of honey bee health scientists and specialties in the academic and research world. It also intends to develop innovation and sustainability for the beekeeping industry and assure its future contributions to agriculture, where many crops depend upon pollination for success. The award will recognize and support an outstanding graduate student who is, or will be, pursuing a master's degree in fields within the Project Apis m. mission of enhancing honey bee health while improving crop production.
To read the full award announcement, and for application instructions click here.
*The window for applications has been extended until October 1st 2020.