Funding sources for undergraduate research in ecology and evolution


For students


Undergraduate Teaching Assistanceships

Society of Wetland Scientists Student Research Grant
Bat Conservation International Student Research Scholarship

  • Opens in October

Garden Club of America Scholarships

  • There are a variety of scholarships available
  • Subject list: Botany, Coastal Wetland Studies, Conservation & Ecological Restoration, Desert Studies, Garden History & Design, Horticulture & Related Fields, International Work & Study, Landscape Architecture, Native Bird Habitat, Pollinator Research, Summer Environmental Study, Urban Forestry

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Includes academic assistance (up to $9500 per year) for two years and a 10-week paid summer internship ($700 per week)

Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research

Human-Environment Regional Observatory Fellowship

  • Eight week stipend and academic credit


Hudson River Foundation Polgar Fellowship

  • $5000 summertime grant in New York and New Jersey area

For faculty

NSF Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Universities

R01 supplements for URM students are available:
Connor French
PhD Student

I am interested in understanding population responses to changing environments. Support BIPOC in STEM.