Beatrice Krauss Fellowship

Beatrice Krauss Fellowships 


This fellowship fund is established in honor of Beatrice Krauss by her friends and associates to acknowledge her many contributions to Hawai`i.  It is intended to assist graduate students in Botany with expenses associated with obtaining a graduate level degree.


Graduate students accepted into the Botany department


  • Academic merit
  • Financial need as demonstrated by the proposal budget
  • In situations involving equally meritorious proposals, preference may be given to a student whose emphasis is Ethnobotany or who intend to pursue a career or research in the field of Ethnobotany.

Conditions of Awards:

Multiple awards may be made in the range of $500 – $3,000. Funds may be used to cover the cost of tuition, books, fees, supplies, research, and travel associated with the obtaining of the degree.


Application deadline is during the Fall semester, see the Botany Office (St John 101) for specific dates. Applications should be submitted to the Chair, Department of Botany, UHM, and should include a description of research goals, a budget and other pertinent details in three pages or less. Applications must be endorsed by a faculty sponsor.