Paul Silva Student Research Grant

California Botanical Society

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Grant amount: Up to US $600

Anticipated deadline: May 15, 2020

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Canada, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico Show all

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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The California Botanical Society will be awarding one or several $500 research grants to qualified students working on projects that will help achieve the Society's goal of "advancing Western American botany". This award is named about Paul Silva, a phycologist and Curator of Algae at the University Herbarium, UC Berkeley, whose bequest to the Society has made this award possible. 

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


  • Students from any college or university doing botanical research within western North America are eligible for this award.
  • Collaborative applications are welcome.