Aimlee Laderman Student Grant

Society for Ecological Restoration


Grant amount: Up to US $1,000

Next anticipated deadline: Mar 25, 2019 8:59pm PDT

Later anticipated deadlines: Mar 25, 2021 8:59pm PDT

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship, Research

Location of project: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York Expand all

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

The New England Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER-NE) is offering biannual student grants to support research and studies in the field of ecological restoration. These grants are offered on a biannual basis in odd-numbered years. The Laderman Student Grant is dedicated in honor of Aimlee Laderman, ecologist, life-long educator, and founding member of SER-NE.

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

Eligibility:

  • To be considered, applicants must meet the following criteria.
    • Be one of the following:
      • a current undergraduate or graduate student;
      • enrolled to begin a full-time program in the year of application; or
      • a graduate of an undergraduate or graduate program who completed full-time studies and received a degree after March 25, 1 year prior to application.
    • Propose research that will either:
      • be conducted while enrolled as a student; or
      • complete research that was largely conducted as part of previous undergraduate or graduate studies; in this case, the link between the proposed work and the student research must be made clear in the application.
    • Propose work to be completed by August 30 of the year following application (1 year + 5 months from the application deadline).
    • Be actively involved in the study of ecological restoration.
    • Not be a previous recipient of the Laderman Student Grant.
    • Request funds to support research or scholarship related to ecological restoration within the geographical limits of the SER-NE Chapter (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) or within similar ecosystems in New York.
    • Request funds for research or scholarship expenses such as travel, equipment, living expenses, or tuition.

Preferences:

  • Members of SER, SER chapter members, and/or members of an allied organization will score higher in the application review process.