Foundation / Corporation
Hudson River Foundation and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
02/10/20 5:00 PM
Fellowships of $5,000 to USA college students to analyze an eligible river systems. Students will gather information about the river and perform scientific studies based on the research conducted. Students must be sponsored by an advisor to be eligible. Programs must conduct research on the Hudson River.
The Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship program is a student research program conducted through the Hudson River Foundation in cooperation with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Named in honor of the late Dr. Tibor T. Polgar, a major contributor to the early development of the Foundation, this program provides a summertime grant and research funds for eight college students (undergraduate and graduate) to conduct research on the Hudson River.
Since 1985, the Polgar Fellowship program has produced a large body of research relevant to the Hudson River watershed, with a concentration on the four marshes of the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve (Stockport Flats, the Tivoli Bays, Iona Island Marsh, and Piermont Marsh), compiled in the annual Polgar Fellowship reports published by the Foundation. Anyone interested in obtaining this material in order to plan projects building on the work of previous Polgar fellowships or in discussing potential research topics should contact the Foundation.
GrantWatch ID#: 187804
Summertime Fellowship: $5,000 each
Research Funds: Up to $1,500
Advisors will receive a stipend of $500.
Projects must be designed to be completed during one summer season.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
The electronic copy should be sent to:
One original copy must be sent to:
Polgar Fellowship Committee
Hudson River Foundation
17 Battery Place, Suite 915
New York, NY 10004
If you have questions, or if you wish to discuss research ideas or to acquire copies of previous Polgar Fellowship Program annual reports, contact Helena Andreyko at 212-483-7667.
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