Jerry O’Neal Research Fellowship, Glacier National Park Conservancy

Glacier National Park

 Title: Jerry O’Neal Research Fellowship

Organization: Glacier National Park Conservancy

Type of opportunity: Applications are now being accepted for Glacier National Park Conservancy – Jerry O’Neal Research Fellowship. Jerry O’Neal was a scientist, poet, and writer. He had a deep love of nature and was an outspoken proponent for the need to have sound science to support resource management decisions.  The fellowship aims to provide educational assistance for students seeking to understand natural and cultural resource issues and how these intersect with human values. Special consideration will be given to proposals that address the following:
1) Natural resource issues such as aquatic ecology, terrestrial ecology, fire ecology, invasive plants, and climate change
2) Cultural resource issues, such as history and architectural studies, cultural landscape reports, ethnographic research, and archeology.
3) Social science that informs resource management about
a natural or cultural topic and/or that addresses visitor impacts to park resources


Lisa Gerloff, Executive Coordinator, RM-CESU,406-243-6936,


Tara Carolin, Director, Crown of the Continent
Research Learning Center, Glacier National Park,


Desired qualifications: Graduate student (a student who has been accepted into, but not yet started their grad program may apply only if a support letter from a faculty advisor is provided stating that the student has been accepted into a graduate program under their supervision) or superior upper-division undergraduate students (3.5 GPA or above) in fields applicable to understanding and management of Glacier National Park, Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, and Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument.

Salary/pay: Fellowships will be awarded in the range of $1,000-$5,000 per project

Link to more information:

Click to access GNPC_ONeal_announcement_19.pdf

How to apply: Send application electronically to

Application deadline: Applications for 2019 must be submitted electronically by February 15, 2019