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					UNIVERISTY OF TEXAS
INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCES FOR STUDENTS (IRES)
Research Opportunities in Extensional Dynamics for US Undergraduate and Graduate Geosciences
Students in Western Turkey
APPLICANT INFORMATION
Last Name                                                    First                                     M.I.        Date

Street Address                                                                                         Apartment/Unit #

City                                                         Phone

E-mail

Expected date of graduation                                                 Undergraduate        or Graduate student

Field of interest in geology

Dates you are available during field season June 20-July 6

Are you a citizen of Turkey?                   YES        NO

Have you conducted research before?            YES        NO          If yes, where?

Have you ever been convicted of a crime?       YES        NO          If yes, explain

REFERENCES
Two professional references. We will contact them after the application deadline.

Full Name                                                                    Relationship

Company                                                                      Phone       (         )

Email

Full Name                                                                    Relationship

Company                                                                      Phone       (         )

Email

OTHER APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
                 Academic transcript or short description of classes taken and grades obtained

                 Paragraph (200 words) describing your research interests and future plans in geology

                 Paragraph (200 words) describing why you would want to participate in this research with US students and faculty

DISCLAIMER AND SIGNATURE
I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge.
If this application leads to participation in the IRES program. I understand that false or misleading information in my application may result
in my release.

Signature
(type or sign                                                                                          Date
and scan)
                                                           Email application to:
                                                 Dr. Elizabeth Catlos ejcatlos@gmail.com
                                                       University of Texas at Austin
                                                  APPLICATION DEADLINE MAY 6, 2010
                                                  FIELD SEASON JUNE 20-JULY 6, 2009
                                                   INSTRUCTIONS

Applicant information. Type your name and contact information in the space provided. We are interested in the
dates you are available during field season June 20-July 6, 2010. You do not need to attend the entire time, but can
spend anywhere from 1 weekend to several weeks depending on your interest. Turkish students must be citizens of
Turkey. To mark the box, delete the      and type X.

References. Provide two professional references. We will contact them.

Other application requirements. Provide an academic transcript (scanned and emailed) OR sent a short
description of the courses you have taken and grades obtained. We are interested in the geology courses you have
taken. At least 1 geology course is required for undergraduate students, and the major must be geology or a
geological-related field.

Provide a paragraph describing your research interests and future plans for geology. The trip is geared towards
learning more about geochemistry and petrology, geophysics, structural geology, and tectonics. We will examine
igneous (intrusive and extrusive), metamorphic (wide range of conditions), and sedimentary rocks. Which would
interest you the most and why?

Provide a paragraph about why you would want to be part of this research opportunity with American students. What
are some of your goals and expectations?

Disclaimer and Signature. Type or sign your name. If you sign your name, you can scan the application and email
it as a pdf or image (jpg, tiff, etc.) file. Deadline is May 6, 2010. Typed or signed name will serve as an
acknowledgement that all information provided is true and complete to the best of your knowledge.

For any questions, email Dr. Elizabeth Catlos, ejcatlos@gmail.com, Associate Professor, University of Texas at
Austin.

				
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