CTFS-ForestGEO Research Grants
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Grant amount: US $2,000 - US $15,000
Anticipated deadline: Apr 28, 2018 2:00pm PDT
Applicant type: Working Professional Graduate Student Faculty Undergraduate Student Postdoctoral Researcher
Funding uses: Research
Location of project: Brazil; Brunei Darussalam; Cameroon; Canada; China; Colombia; Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The; Czech Republic; Ecuador; Gabon; India; Kenya; Malaysia; Netherlands; Nigeria; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Taiwan, Republic Of China; Thailand; United Kingdom; California; Hawaii; Indiana; Maryland; Massachusetts; Missouri; Puerto Rico; Utah; Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming Expand all
Location of residency: Anywhere in the worldView website Save Need help writing this grant?
The Research Grants Program of the Center for Tropical Forest Science - Forest Global Earth Observatory (CTFS-ForestGEO) funds research projects associated with the CTFS-ForestGEO network of Forest Dynamics Sites. The program is intended to provide opportunities for senior researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to use existing Forest Dynamics Sites and conduct research in collaboration with scientists currently associated with these sites.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
Applicants of all nationalities are encouraged to apply.
Social scientists and natural scientists are encouraged to apply.
In rare cases, highly advanced undergraduate students will be considered.
Funding is restricted to expenses directly related to field research, laboratory research, and data analysis. Examples of eligible expenses include travel, living expenses during fieldwork, supplies, research assistance, and publication fees.
The Grants Program supports research directly tied to CTFS-ForestGEO Forest Dynamics Sites, including projects requiring field work, plot data analysis, or the generation of complementary data that strengthens CTFS-ForestGEO programs.
Projects can be field-oriented, herbarium- or laboratory-based, or analytical.
Research projects can be basic or applied in nature and based around the social or natural sciences.
Project duration can range from 3 months to 2 years.
- Priority will be given to early-career researchers, researchers with less access to other institutional funds, and to projects that include multiple plots or sites.
Funding is NOT available for salary and/or fringe benefits of the applicant, indirect costs for institutional support, undergraduate or graduate study costs (e.g., tuition, textbooks, fees), non-project personnel, or travel to meetings.
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