Funding sources for undergraduate research in ecology and evolution

Funding opportunities for EEB undergraduates to be aware of.

Connor French


June 24, 2020


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:


Grants to Individuals


BibTeX citation:
  author = {Connor French},
  title = {Funding Sources for Undergraduate Research in Ecology and
  date = {2020-06-24},
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  langid = {en}
For attribution, please cite this work as:
Connor French. 2020. “Funding Sources for Undergraduate Research in Ecology and Evolution.” June 24, 2020.