Masters Scholarship in Applied Ecology and Conservation Biology

Masters Scholarship in Applied Ecology and Conservation Biology

Frostburg State University is taking applications for Master’s students in our AECB program, housed in the Biology Department ( for a start date summer/fall 2023.


Specifically, Dr. Kate Sheehan is seeking students to evaluate the impacts of fisheries on the parasite ecologies of waterbirds – including wading birds and seabirds. This project has a heavy lab component, but field opportunities are also possible.


Successful applicants will be offered a graduate assistantship that includes tuition remission and a stipend. Highly competitive applicants will be provided with supplemental stipend funds. Up tp 2 positions will be filled under this call.


Frostburg State University is located in beautiful mountain Maryland, within driving (but not living) distance to D.C., Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and is set in a breathtaking landscape that would satisfy the adventurous needs of any outdoor enthusiast.


Interested individuals should contact Dr. Sheehan directly at and in the body of the email provide: your GRE scores, GPA, and describe your interests and career goals. Please also attach a copy of your resume/CV. Interviews will begin on 3/24/23. For full consideration, make contact on/before 3/21/23/



Any applications sent directly to admissions without prior contact will not be considered.

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