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Explorers Club Washington Group (ECWG)
Grants to USA graduate students at local IHEs in multiple states for scientific expeditions and research in a variety of disciplines. Eligible uses of funding include supplies, travel, field or research facility rental, and other related costs. Eligible applicants are enrolled in a college or university in West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, or Washington, DC.
The Explorers Club Washington Group’s Exploration and Field Research Grants Program was established to encourage young men and women to add to the body of knowledge of the earth, its people, and the universe through exploration and field research. Examples of disciplines appropriate for support are anthropology, archaeology, ecology, entomology, botany, linguistics, ornithology, geography, ichthyology, geology, oceanography, glaciology, and similar disciplines.
The activity may occur anywhere in the world. It should be emphasized that those expeditions supported will be for scientific purposes, in accordance with the Explorers Club’s stated objective, “to broaden our knowledge of the universe”.
The grants are intended to provide supplemental funds to support fieldwork or closely related endeavors. Allowable items include travel to specialized facilities or field research locations, purchase of supplies, rental of field or research facilities, and similar items.
GrantWatch ID#: 182692
Grants generally range from one to several thousand dollars.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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