Research Grants available

 

UC Merced Natural Reserve Student Research Grant Program

To promote research on the UC Merced Reserves, the campus UC Merced Natural Reserve System is offering research grant awards for fall in 2015.  The purpose of these awards is to facilitate graduate student research. The maximum award is $2,000. Please note the application deadline of November 2015. Please check the grant application information form for details.

 

Mildred E. Mathias Graduate Student Research Grants

Mildred E. Mathias Graduate Student Research Grants are available to any graduate student enrolled at a University of California campus who is conducting research at one or more of the 39 sites in the UC Natural Reserve System.  A total of $38,000 will be available in grants, with a maximum award of $3,000 per applicant.  Students from any academic discipline are eligible.  To learn more about this program visit the UCNRS website.

The annual Mathias grant competition is announced in July and closes mid-September. Awardees are expected to produce a paper or report, or present their findings in a suitable forum.  Recipients of Mildred E. Mathias Graduate Student Research Grants are invited to present their findings before peers at the NRS’s Mathias Symposium, which is held every two years.