Student Grants for 2013
The GU Center for the Environment is pleased to offer student research and GU-greening grants of up to $500 each in 2013.
Purpose of the grants
The CFE will award up to 18 grants for academic environmental research. These grants are for
1. Attendance to an environmental meeting at which a student presents a talk or a poster.
2. Materials for performing an academic, environmental research project with a GU professor.
3. Travel costs to go to a field site to work with a GU professor on an environmental research project.
The CFE will also award up to 2 grants for greening of GU. These grants are for special projects that make GU a more environmentally aware and sustainable place.
Deadlines for grant-proposal submission
15 April 2013, by midnight
The CFE plans to announce grant awards by 10 May 2013.
Student CFE Grant Application Form
(Please fill in the requested information after each subtitle and question and leave the subtitles and questions in your application form.)
Your school and year at GU:
Your minor (if you have one):
Your e-mail address:
Expected GU graduation date:
What is the purpose of your grant?
Why is your work important?
How does this grant relate to your education and career plans?
Specifically, how does your work relate to increasing environmental knowledge?
Will your work be part of a formal publication on your topic?
If yes, what is your planned place of publication?
Who is your GU academic faculty sponsor for your proposed work?
(Your faculty sponsor should be a tenure-track or tenured professor at GU.)
Which CFE-sponsored and cosponsored events have you attended in the last 2 years?
Your faculty sponsor should submit your application via e-mail to both Leslie Byers (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Ty Eldridge (email@example.com).
1. Your completed proposal.
2. Your faculty sponsor’s opinion about the likelihood that you will complete your project.
3. Your faculty sponsor’s assessment of your proposed project.
4. Reports from students funded by the CFE in 2012 in your faculty sponsor’s lab, if your faculty sponsor has not already sent the report(s) to the CFE.
Should you be funded, the CFE will transfer money to your faculty sponsor’s account who will pay your bill. Be sure to save your ORIGINAL receipts or else GU will not be able to reimburse you.
You are required to write a professional, 1-page report about the results of your CFE-grant (suitable for posting on the CFE website) and submit it within 30 days after you have completed your grant-funded work (report form below). Your sponsoring faculty member should indicate that he or she approves your report, and he or she should send it to Edd Barrows (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Leslie Byers (email@example.com) via email.
The CFE requires this document, before it will consider funding another student advised by your professor.
Student Report Form (1 page), well written.
(Please fill in the requested information after each part of the form and leave these parts in your final report.)
Title of your funded subject:
Results from your CFE grant, in view of the stated plans in your original grant application: