Earl Core Student Research Award

Southern Appalachian Botanical Society (SABS)


Grant amount: Up to US $500

Anticipated deadline: Feb 7, 2019

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida Expand all

Location of residency: Canada, United States

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Overview:

Today, the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society (SABS) focuses on the botany of the eastern states. The membership includes professional and amateur botanists from across the country who are interested in eastern botany, in the journal, and in the activities of the society.

Earl L. Core Student Research Award. 

Earl L. Core (1902-1984) was a professor of Biology and West Virginia University for many years. Dr. Core was a major force in the founding of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Club in 1935, served as president in 1950 and was editor of the journal Castanea for 35 years.

The annual Core Student Research Award was established by the Society in 1996 to provide financial assistance in support of student research projects in plant taxonomy, systematics, and ecology. 

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

Eligibility:

  • An applicant for a Core Student Research Award and his/her research advisor must be members of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society (SABS).

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. An applicant for a Core Student Research Award and his/her research advisor must be members of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society (SABS).

Ineligibility:

  • Support in the form of a Core Student Research Award will be presented to an individual student for a given research project only once; applications for additional support for the same project will not be considered.