Category: Funding Opportunities

Opportunities for funding graduate education.

Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences (OEDG)


Full Proposal Deadline Date:  May 1, 2009

OEDG Planning Grant Proposals Only

Full Proposal Deadline Date:  November 3, 2009

OEDG Planning Grant Proposals Only

This new Track supports planning workshops, conferences, symposia and related short-term activities that facilitate either: 1) development of new strategic plans to implement systemic, community-wide programs to broaden participation in the geosciences; or, 2) development of new partnerships or collaborations between multiple institutions seeking to establish sustainable projects that address the goals of the OEDG program.

See NSF for full description

Grants for Graduate Research in Wildlife

Each year the Michigan Involvement Committee of Safari Club International awards several grants to graduate students who are working on wildlife research in Michigan. Last year eight awards were given, ranging in value from $1,000 to $3,000 dollars.  Students must be 1) accepted or enrolled in a Wildlife or related discpline, 2) planning a career in Wildlife Management field, and 3) familiar with hunting, hunting ethics, and the role of hunting in wildlife management.   For more information contact Jodi Lehman at

Sixth Annual Byron Fellowship Program

The Sixth Annual Byron Fellowship Program will take place May 17-22, 2009 at Turkey Run State Park. The Byron Fellowship is an interdisciplinary course in sustainable communities that uniquely engages participants through place-based learning. We are looking for 12 to 16 exceptional upper class undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates that have a passionate interest in building sustainable communities.

During the 5-day program, participants will learn from a collection of academic teachers and active practitioners. Participants and mentors represent a wide spectrum of disciplines including the arts, natural science, social science, engineering, and theology. The teaching methods include tutorial mentoring, collaborative discussion, and individual reflection.
More information regarding the event is available at:

An informational brochure in PDF format is available:

Applications can also be downloaded from our website:

Rolling admissions have begun and will be open through April 15th .  The student cost of the program is limited to a subsidized rate of $250, which includes food and lodging for the event. Need based scholarships are available.

Kari Brown is available to answer questions, email and thank you for your support.