Funding Opportunities for Students

The Norris Center offers financial support to undergraduate students working on projects that relate to natural history. There are 3 categories of awards available:

  1. Norris Center Student Award: Up to $1,000 to support undergraduate student natural history projects. Fall 2019 applications are due by November 12 at 4PM. 
  2. Webster Fellows Award: A $3,000 stipend to support 2-quarter-long undergraduate student senior projects that focus on natural history education, collections, or exhibits and promote collaborations between the Norris Center and one of our on- or off-campus partner organizations. Fall 2019 applications are due by November 19 at 4PM.
  3. Griswold Fellows Program: Up to $3,000 stipend to support UCSC undergraduate students majoring in Environmental Studies to do a senior internship or thesis that informs and promotes land conservation and/or restoration in California. Fall 2019 applications are due by November 19th at 4PM.