Objective: To stimulate and support graduate and undergraduate research in wetland science, policy and management within the New England Chapter area.
Grant Award: One award of up to $1,000 will be given to an undergraduate or graduate student submitting the best proposal for wetland related research to be conducted in 2017. 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 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 spring of 2018. In lieu of presentation, a report of the research results must be submitted by February 28, 2018. 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. See the application form for the required information.
Applications must be received no later than March 10, 2017.
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 March 24, 2017.
Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
Contacts: To obtain an application and/or for questions, please contact:
Meredith Avery firstname.lastname@example.org 781-308-5317
Matt Schweisberg email@example.com 508-783-6026
All applications should be emailed to Meredith and Matt.