Student Research Grants

SERNW is offering three grants of up to $1,500 to support student research intended to improve restoration of natural systems (e.g. forests, wetlands, shrub-steppe) within the Pacific Northwest eco-region (WA, OR, MT, ID, Northern CA, AL).  Preference will be given to applications from student members of SERNW or a SER Student Chapter. Social or natural science graduate students and upper-level undergraduate students are encouraged to apply. Proposals must be submitted electronically by 1 April 2018 (11:59 PM PST) and should include:

  1. A cover page including project title, name, current mailing address where a check can be mailed, e-mail address, study system and location, college or institution, SER membership status, and dollar amount requested.
  2. The research proposal including abstract (<250 words), introduction with research questions and objectives, methods, expected results, project significance, and literature cited. Tables and figures should be embedded in the text. Page limit of 3-4 single-spaced pages, excluding references.
  3. Project time table.
  4. Budget and justification, and research partners if any.
  5. A 1-2 page CV
  6. Unofficial university transcripts
  7. Materials should be emailed to The last name of the applicant should start each filename. Both Microsoft Word documents and Adobe PDF files are acceptable.