See below for a compilation of grant opportunities in the biogeosciences. Please contact us if you are aware of additional opportunities not listed.

Funder Grant Deadline Eligibility Duration Award/Year Recent Recipients
AAAS Mass Media Science Fellowship Jan US citizen or visa Summer $8,000
AAAS Science and Technology Policy Postdoctoral Fellowships Nov 1 year $80,000-$105,000
American Association of University Women International Fellowship Dec before last year of PhD, international women 1 year $20,000
American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowship Nov before last year of PhD, American women 1 year $20,000 Rose Abramoff
American Institute of Biological Sciences Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award Jan 1 year policy training Andy Reinman
American Philosophical Society Lewis and Clark Fund Nov One time up to $5,000
American Society of Naturalists Student Research Award Jan before last year of PhD, candidates only One time $2,000
Arnold Arboretum  Deland Award for Student Research Feb One time up to $10,000
Boston University GSO Travel Grant May July-December up to $500
Boston University Graduate Research Abroad Fellowship Nov candidates only flexible $4k – $10k
Boston University Writing Fellowship Nov 1 year 8 month stipend + tuition
Boston University Clare Booth Luce Spring before third year, women 2 years Full stipend + tuition
Boston University/NSF GLACIER GK-12 Spring includes K-12 teaching requirement 1 year $30,000 Rose Abramoff
CCB/Cedar Tree Foundation Smith Fellowship Program Sep 2 years $50,000, $32,000 research, $8,000 travel
Department of Defense National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship Spring before third year, women 3 years $30,000 Sarah Foster
Department of Defense SMART Scholarship Spring US citizens flexible $25,000 to $38,000
Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Jan first year up to 4 years $36,000
Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Fellowship Jan 3 years $35,000 Allison Gill
Dreyfus Foundation Encouraging Underrepresented & Economically Disadvantaged Students Nov 2 years $60,000
EPA STAR Nov before fourth year 3 years $25,000
Explorer’s Club Exploration Fund Nov field work $500-$2,500
Ford Foundation  Dissertation Fellowship Dec before last year of PhD, under-represented minorities 1 year $25,000
Ford Foundation  Post-doctoral Fellowship Dec under-represented minority 3 years 45,000
Geological Society of America Graduate Student Research Grant Fall 1 year varies, average $1,680 Ken Takagi
Harvard University Rowland Junior Fellows Program Aug 5 years $66,000
Hertz Foundation Hertz Fellowship Oct first year up to 5 years $32,000
Idea Wild Equipment Aid varies equipment once only $1,500
James S. McDonnel Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Complex Systems Jun 2-3 years $100,000
L’Oreal USA for Women in Science Program May women One time $60,000
Marine Tech Society Student Scholarships Jan One time $2,000
NASA NSPIRES varies up to 3 years $30,000 Luca Cortese, Joshua Harringmeyer
National Estuarine Reserve Research System Margaret Davidson Fellowship Dec US citizens and residents 3 years $20,000
National Geographic Young Explorers Grants varies ages 18-25 One time $2,000-$5,000
New England Botanical Club Graduate Student Research Award Mar One time up to $3,000
NOAA Nancy Foster Scholarship Program Dec women and minorities up to 4 years $30,000
Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society Graduate Student Scholarship varies One time up to $5,000
NSF EAR Postdoctoral Fellowships Nov up to 2 years $87,000
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Sep first or second year 3 years $40,500 Steve Decina, Allsion Gill, Ian Smith
NSF-CUAHSI Pathfinder Fellowship varies 1 year $5,000 Ken Takagi
Organization for Tropical Studies Research Fellowship Program Oct/Apr field work One time up to $4,200
Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation New American Fellows Nov first or second year, under 31 years old, (child of) immigant 2 years $25,000
Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program Jan candidates only 1 year $15,000
Sigma Delta Epsilon Graduate Women in Science Fellowship Jan women 1 year up to $10,000
Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIAR) Mar/Oct not specified $400-$1,000
Smithsonian multiple varies
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Short-term Fellowship Jan/Apr/Jul/Oct 3 months $800 stipend, $2,000 research
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Tupper Postdoctoral Fellowship Nov 3 years $40,000
Society of Women Geographers Pruitt Dissertation Fellowship Feb women 1 year $8,000 to $12,000 Ha Nguyen
US Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad JUn candidates only 6 to 12 months travel expenses
Wilderness Society Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship Spring 1 year $10,000