Student Research Grant Proposals

Student Research Grant Proposals are NOW being accepted for research projects at the CSU, Chico Ecological Reserves.

Program Description:

The goal of the student research grant program is to promote undergraduate and graduate student research projects at the Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve and Butte Creek Ecological Preserve. Awards up to $2,000 will assist students with project costs, equipment, printing, and other expenses directly related to the project. Transportation and wages will not be funded.  The student must have a faculty advisor assisting with the design, development, and implementation of the project.  All projects must conform to the Ecological Reserve’s research protocol which may be found on the BCCER website at   Funding for this program is generated through donations from the local community. 

 Selection Criteria:

  • Relevancy to the mission of the Ecological Reserve System
  • Merit of the proposed activities
  • Demonstrated support from a faculty member
  • Applicant’s commitment in completing the project

Deadline: Applications must be received at our office in the Student Services Center, Rm. 464 by Tuesday, April 30, 2013 by 5:00 p.m.

Download the full proposal form for a complete description of grant requirements and deadlines or call our office at (530) 898-5010.