Prospective Students

MS/PhD positions are available in the lab of Dr. Kevin McCluney at Bowling Green State University.

Although applications for all related areas of research are encouraged, currently we are particularly seeking applications for a student with an interest in understanding the climate-sensitivity of urban bees around the US and effects on pollination, starting in January 2022

Note: we encourage applications from students from diverse backgrounds. Please see our lab’s diversity, equity, and inclusion policy.

Strong applicants will receive tuition waivers and stipends for 2-3 (for MS) or 4-6 (for PhD) years, guaranteed, through a combination of research and teaching assistantships.

Note, students should have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and other documentation of potential for success. International students from certain countries should have a minimum of 7.0 overall IELTS score or 100 on the TOEFL (note: for a list of exempted countries, see

Interested students should answer the questions in the linked google form and wait to be contacted by Dr. Kevin McCluney via email, before submitting a formal application. If you encounter difficulties in submitting your answers via this form, please email For more information about the application process, see:

BGSU is a high research public university, with ~20,000 students, located in NW Ohio, 30 min south of Toledo and ~1 hr from Ann Arbor and Detroit. The Department of Biological Sciences is one of the largest and most productive on campus, with approximately 30 faculty and 80 graduate students.

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