Student Research Grants

Are you a graduate or upper level undergraduate conducting research in restoration of Northwest natural systems, or know of one?

Check out SERNW 2020 Grant Offerings!

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, etc.) within the Pacific Northwest eco-region (WA, OR, AK, MT, ID, Northern CA). 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.

*NOTE*  The deadline has been extended by one month to May 31st, 2020.

Proposals must be submitted electronically by May 31, 2020 (11:59 PM PST) to The last name of the applicant should start each file name. Both Microsoft Word documents and Adobe PDF files are acceptable. If you received a SER NW Student Grant during the prior calendar year, please wait a year before reapplying.

Submissions should include the following information:

1. A cover page including project title, name, current mailing address, and e-mail address.

2. The research proposal, including an 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 to 4 single-spaced pages, excluding references. Please clearly state how your research supports restoration.

3. Project time table.

4. Budget and justification, and research partners if any.

5. A 1 to 2 page CV.

6. Unofficial university transcripts.