Research Grant $500- appl. due 3/25 – Xi Sigma Pi

Xi Sigma Pi – Research Grant


Two awards of up to $500 each

Xi Sigma Pi, the Forestry Honors Society, is offering research grants for the 2011-2012 school year. This call is open to all undergraduate and graduate students in the College of the Environment. This includes students in the following:

School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

Department of Atmospheric Sciences

Department of Earth and Space Sciences

Program on the Environment

School of Forest Resources

School of Marine and Environmental Affairs

School of Oceanography

Grants will be awarded based on merit and financial need.

Grant money must be used for research expenses and/or equipment.

Proposals must include the following:

1. Title

2. Author and contact information

3. Project abstract

4. Project description including:

a. Introduction

b. Methods

c. Timeline

d. Anticipated outcome

5. Equipment or Financial need and budget

6. Other funding sources/scholarships

7. Project partners

8. 3 academic/personal references (including at least 1 COE faculty/staff member)

9. One copy of current unofficial transcript

**Please limit proposal to 5 pages of double-spaced text or less**

Application materials should be submitted to Amanda Davis, Michelle Trudeau or Lisa Nordlund in Anderson Rooms 116/130. All application materials will have names and identifying information redacted prior to receipt by the grant committee.  Application packages must be RECEIVED no later than March 25, 2011. Incomplete or late applications cannot be considered. Selectees will be notified mid-April 2011 and will

be invited to attend an award ceremony. For questions, please email