ConGen2025 Admission

Plan for admission selection: An admission committee evaluates all applications based on merit and requested need.

The admission committee emphasizes advanced applicants (graduate students, postdocs, assistant professors, administrators in conservation, etc.) with several principal groups represented:

1. Advanced students from research centers or institutions who can demonstrate that they will make use of their training in their careers

2. Postdoctoral fellows working in conservation genetics or a related field.

3. Young faculty who are developing research programs in conservation genetics or a related field

4. Wildlife managers from the developing world who will benefit from understanding and applying conservation genetic information.

5. Conservation professionals from around the world who are looking to implement molecular and computer techniques in their work

Individual scholarship and financial need are primary considerations for scholarship awards by the committee. The course is advanced and requires a preliminary working knowledge of genetics/genomics, conservation biology, and computer and next-generation sequencing laboratory techniques.  The geographic location, gender and ethnic diversity of applicants will all be considered strongly in overall admissions. 

To receive full consideration for the class, the applications must be submitted before June 6th, 2024.  


The applications for scholarship are separate, however, they are only possible before  June 6th, 2024, and must be preceded by the submitted application.

The successful applicants will be notified of the committees decision by July 1, 2024.

The successful applicants will have to notify the committee by July 15, 2024, and pay a registration deposit of $1,250 US by September 15th, 2024.

Applications submitted after that date will be charged a late submission fee of $250 U.S.

Late applications may be considered until October 15th, 2024.

The full registration $2,500 will have to be paid by October 15th, 2024.

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