RHCRU welcomes all new and returning researchers to apply to work with our elephants at Adventures with Elephants, as we are always interested in learning more about these animals.  Each application will be reviewed by the directors before approval.

To apply, please fill out the forms below and email them to info@rhcru.com.

RHCRU Research Project Application

RHCRU Declaration of Principal Investigator

RHCRU Sample and Data Ownership Agreement


RHCRU has supported many Masters and Undergraduate students looking to do research with elephants. Students come to us from all backgrounds and have explored several topics, including ethics, the use of technology for anti-poaching and conservation purposes, genetics, stress hormones, and nutrition of elephants.  Read our blog for first hand accounts of their experience.

Masters or PhD students

Please fill out the main research application and email it to info@rhcru.com.

Undergraduate students

Our undergraduate programs are project based; students have the choice of interning and being involved in community and conservation projects. Interested students should fill out the forms below and send them to info@rhcru.com, along with a letter of recommendation.

RHCRU Student Project Application