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2014 Seminars

Equipping the Next Generation of Christian Evolutionary Biologists and Paleobiologists: A Seminar for Early Career Scientists
June 21-29, 2014

Directed by: Ralph Stearley, Calvin College &
Cara Wall-Scheffler, Seattle Pacific University

Funds provided by a grant from the BioLogos Foundation's Evolution and Christian Faith Program

Applicant Information

Who may Apply

This seminar is appropriate for Christian graduate students, post-docs, or early-career faculty working in evolutionary biology or paleobiology.  We may consider an upper-level undergraduate or two with significant paleontological experience.

Applicants must commit to the following:
1. Commit to attend the seminar in both summer 2014 and summer 2015.
2. Provide a short article for the BioLogos website during academic year 2014-2015.
3. Deliver a presentation relating their faith and scientific interests to a congregational audience.*

*Convenors will discuss the congregational presentation with the applicant's pastor prior to acceptance.

Applications for this seminar are now closed.

To apply, an applicant must submit the application form and the following required materials:

  1. A curriculum vitae or resume
  2. One-page statement of purpose. Describe your academic and church background. Discuss how you plan to apply the knowledge received in the seminar.
  3. Name and contact information for your pastor.
  4. Names and contact information of two (2) personal references (letters of recommendation are not required)

You will receive an email confirmation within 10 days of submitting your complete application. If you do not hear from us, please call us to determine whether your complete application has been received.

The application deadline was April 21, 2014. Participants will be selected after the application deadline. Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered. Applicants will be notified of their status by the end of April 2014.

Seminars @ Calvin
Calvin College
1855 Knollcrest Circle SE
Grand Rapids MI 49546-4402
fax 616.526.6682