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Student Research Grant Available

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Society of Wetland Scientists
New England Chapter
2021 Student Research Grant Award Announcement

Objective:  To encourage and support graduate and undergraduate research in wetland science, policy, and management within the SWS New England Chapter area.

Grant Award:  One award of up to $2,000 will be given to an undergraduate or graduate student submitting the best proposal for wetland related research to be conducted in 2022. The grant will be awarded within 30 days of selection and formal acceptance by the awardee.

Requirements:  All research projects must be conducted in New England. Papers and/or presentations based on the funded research must acknowledge the support of SWS-New England. SWS-New England strongly encourages presentation of the results of this research at its Annual Chapter Meeting in the fall of 2022. In lieu of presentation, a report of the research results must be submitted by August 31, 2022. If this research is part of a larger project, partial results are acceptable.

Students must submit their application by email in a single, consolidated document—pdf format—to the contacts listed below.  Go to APPLICATION FORM for the required information.

Applications must be received no later than April 30, 2021.

Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

Process/Schedule:  The proposals will be reviewed by the Student Awards Committee of SWS-NE for relevance, clarity of hypotheses, suitability of methods, feasibility, and qualifications of the applicant. All applicants will be notified of the decision no later than June 30, 2021.

Contacts:  All applications should be emailed to:
Meredith Avery  | | 781-308-5317
Matt Schweisberg  |  |  508-783-6026
April Doroski  |  |  215-620-9689

Contact Meredith, April or Matt for more information.