Michael Lefor Grant

Connecticut Association of Wetland Scientists


Grant amount: US $1,000

Anticipated deadline: Feb 16, 2019

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Conference, Research, General Operating Expense

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Connecticut

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Overview:

CAWS has sponsored a grant program dedicated to the memory of Dr. Lefor since 2001. Dr. Lefor was committed to furthering the understanding of wetland science. Dr. Michael Lefor was a founding member of CAWS and Chairman of the Education/Science Committee.

CAWS is seeking to provide support for research conducted by a qualified undergraduate or graduate student from an accredited college or university in Connecticut. CAWS encourages applicants to seek other sources of funding to share project costs. 

Research topics can include:

  • Wetland or aquatic ecology
  • Wetland or aquatic invasive species
  • Stream or river ecology
  • Fluvial geomorphology
  • Limnology
  • Watershed studies
  • Wetland law or policy

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

Eligibility:

  • Applicant should be a qualified undergraduate or graduate student from an accredited college or university in Connecticut.
  • The student need not be a member of CAWS to apply.
  • Funds provided by this grant may be used for:
    • Purchase of materials and equipment
    • Travel expenses
    • Publication and printing expenses
    • Funding of field assistants
    • Etc.

Ineligibility:

  • The grant is intended to aid, not provide sole support of research expenditures.