Global Change Student Research Grant Competition
For more than 20 years, this unique program has provided support to UAF undergraduate and graduate students for research related to global change with a focus on arctic or subarctic boreal regions presented in an interdisciplinary context. Initiated in 1992, it is administered by the Center for Global Change with support from current funding partners, the Cooperative Institute for Alaska Research (CIFAR), the Alaska Climate Science Center (AK CSC), and the UAF Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity (URSA).
The annual competition is designed to provide professional training by giving student applicants experience with proposal writing and the peer review system as practiced by natural and social science funding agencies. Successful applicants also gain experience with post-award activities and obligations such as managing their funds, and fulfilling reporting requirements.
In the context of this competition, global change research includes the observation and study of the processes, interactions, and feedbacks among the components of the Earth system (atmospheric, oceanic, hydrologic, ecologic, and human) in both the past and present, in order to anticipate future changes, develop effective responses to change including the means for sustainable management of resources and ecosystem services, and to ensure societal and cultural viability and adaptation over the long term. Global change includes but is not limited to climate change.
The proposal submission deadline generally falls in the first half of February each year.
The deadline for the 2014 competition was February 7. The 2014 competition guidelines can still be accessed.
To be notified when the 2015 guidelines are posted (early fall 2014), please send an email to email@example.com with the subject line “2015 competition guidelines”.
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