Canadian Botanical Association-L'Association Botanique du Canada: J. Stan Rowe Award

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Grant amount: C $500

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Graduate Student Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Canada

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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This award was established to celebrate the life and work of Stan Rowe, eminent Canadian Plant Ecologist.  Applications from students who published a paper in plant ecology should be sent the chairs of the Ecology Section of the Canadian Botanical Association.

Student award winners receive a one year membership in the Canadian Botanical Association, along with a 500$ prize

The Judging Committee reserves the right to make no award if submissions are not considered of sufficiently high quality, or to share the award between two applicants if their papers appear to be of equal merit.  The winner will be notified, and the award will be presented during the Annual Meeting of the CBA, the winner is encouraged to attend.

The Treasurer of the CBA will be pleased to accept donations (tax-deductible) to the fund which finances these awards.  Please publicize these awards as widely as possible and contribute to the capital fund if you can afford to do so.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Criteria of the award:
    • Subject related to plant ecology – Canada
    • Important field component
    • Based on work done within a graduate degree
    • Published within 2 years of graduation
    • The paper must have been published during the year preceding the annual meeting of the CBA/ABC
    • Students do not have to be CBA members to be eligible.


  • No candidate may submit a paper for more than one CBA award.