Two Awards Offered: Research Grant and Implementation Grant

Application Deadline: February 21, 2020

The Midwest Great Lakes Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration has announced its annual student grant program.  The awards are for up to $2,000 each.  Award winners will be announced during the 2020 Annual Chapter Meeting at Acacia Reservation, Lyndhurst, Ohio, March 27-29.

The Student Grant Program offers 2 awards: a Research Grant supports student involvement in research in ecological restoration; an Implementation Grant supports student involvement in the implementation or management of an ecological restoration project.

The Research Grant will be awarded to an eligible student for research supplies, travel, equipment and other needs.

The Implementation Grant will be awarded to an eligible student, student group, or student-oriented group for supplies, travel, equipment, outreach materials, and other items to support implementation of restoration practices.


All undergraduate and graduate students who are members of the SER Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter*
and attend institutions of higher education within the regional boundaries of the SER MWGL Chapter. The proposed
work must occur within the SER MWGL Chapter regional boundaries.

Grant funds cannot be used for travel to the SER MWGL annual meeting. The award winners will be announced on the chapter blog and the recipients will be expected to present an oral or poster presentation on their work at the 2021 Annual Chapter Meeting. Award winners will receive waived annual meeting registration (limit 1 per award) for the 2021 Annual Chapter Meeting.

For more information on the grant SER MWGL 2020 Student Awards RFP

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