Scenic Hudson Graduate Research Grants
Overview: Scenic Hudson invites proposals for Graduate Research Grants to support research by masters- and PhD-level students on topics relevant to Scenic Hudson’s mission of land conservation and stewardship in the Hudson Valley. Grants will be up to $3,000, for one year depending on the timeline of the proposed project.
Eligibility: Graduate students enrolled at an accredited college or university are eligible to apply. Applications will be accepted from:
Criteria: Preference will be given to project that will conduct research on or near Scenic Hudson properties and to projects investigating the following topics:
• Ecological restoration design, practices, or evaluation
• Climate change effects on ecosystems
• Quantifying ecosystem services
• Freshwater ecosystem integrity
• Endangered, threatened, or rare species management
Applicants must have the support of their faculty mentor at their school. In addition, Scenic Hudson’s Director of Conservation Science will work with successful applicants to review and implement research plans.
Application Should Include: