Student Grant Program
9/1/2017 UPDATE: A second call for Student Restoration Practice Grants has been released and we are soliciting proposals to support student involvement in the practice of ecological restoration. Applications are due by October 16, 2017. For application details please see the updated 2017 SER MWGL Student Restoration Practice Grant RFP.
SER MWGL is pleased to offer a Student Restoration Practice Grant and Student Restoration Research Grant.
Grants are competitive and available to student Chapter members at any institution of higher education occurring within the region of SER MWGL Chapter. Award recipients will be announced on the chapter blog and the recipient will be expected to present an oral or poster presentation about their funded project at the Annual Chapter Meeting one year later.
Student Restoration Practice Grant: To encourage and support student involvement in the practice of ecological restoration within the regional boundaries of SER MWGL Chapter. The Chapter will award one grant of up to $1,000 to an eligible student, student group, or student-oriented group to be used for supplies, equipment, and other items that will support implementation of restoration practices. Examples of types of practice proposals that the Chapter would consider supporting include, but are not limited to, the following: 1) implementation of restoration projects by student groups; 2) support student group participation in volunteer work days at restoration site or sites; and 3) support student group education or outreach event developed to educate the public about a restoration project that they have implemented or education/outreach about restoration project that others have implemented. Please email us with any questions.
Student Restoration Research Grant: To encourage and support student involvement in research in ecological restoration within the regional boundaries of the SER MWGL Chapter. The Chapter will award one grant of up to $1,000 to an eligible student to be used for research supplies, travel, equipment and other needs. See 2017 SER MWGL Student Restoration Research Grant RFP.