NERI is offering a $1,000 grant to an individual or team in honor and memory of Brenda McGowan, a NERI supporter and co-founder of the Hubert Prescott Bluebird Recovery Project in 1987 (www.prescottbluebird.com).
Grant Purpose: To enable an individual or team to conduct research in support of NERI’s mission statement:
The purpose of NERI is to further knowledge of Pacific Northwest natural history through research, training, and dissemination of information.
The target recipient is looking into out-of-the-main-stream research, into the neglected corners and niches of ecology.
Application Requirements: 1 page maximum (excluding budget, project reference, and references) stating the following:
Project name and keyword(s) (maximum of 7).
Applicant’s name, affiliation, and contact information (email and mailing address).
Summary of project:
Purpose and objectives. What will be studied?
Scientific Rationale (why is study important?).
References to existing literature are encouraged.
Project reference contact information (name, position/relationship, phone number, email). The reference should be someone who knows about the project or would be helping to advise or discuss project results.
Budgeted hours for project by personnel and any expenses (including mileage; state the number of miles and multiply by the current government mileage reimbursement rate)