For students who have won outside grants (CASVA, Kress, Dedalus, DAAD) the department will top up the stipend for research in the Euro-zone.
Finally, the department will offer students who are post-enrolled, on a competitive basis, a one-semester finishing grant.
All first-year enrolled graduate students receive a fund to purchase books.
Funding for books is to be used exclusively for course textbooks or books related to the dissertation research.
Juniors in the Certificate Program in Environmental Studies or majoring in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology are eligible to apply for the Becky Colvin Memorial Award, which provides support for travel, research supplies, and other expenses associated with field research for the senior thesis.
The award was established in memory of Becky Colvin ’95, an EEB major who was strongly committed to ecology and environmental studies.Linguistics provides research grants to Linguistics Certificate and Independent Concentration students who conduct research or scholarly travel related to language and linguistics.Interested students are invited to submit application materials via the Student Activities Funding Engine (SAFE).The final deadline to submit the application in SAFE is It is acceptable to include research supplies such as a digital voice recorder in the proposed budget; however, upon completion of the research, all reusable equipment must be returned to the Princeton Environmental Institute for use by future students and researchers.If the requested item is already in PEI’s inventory, the student may be provided it on loan, and the budget will be reduced by the cost of the loaned item.“Over two summers studying herbivore diets in Mozambique and Kenya, I learned how connected everything is. Click here for a full list of funded senior thesis projects organized by year. Students may apply for funds during the spring semester of their junior year for summer senior thesis research, or in the fall of their senior year for research during the academic year.Spring senior thesis funding applications will be available through the Student Activities Funding Engine (SAFE) beginning Monday, February 4, 2019.The Program also offers funding to its Certificate and Independent Concentration students who conduct senior thesis research concerning language and linguistics.Interested students are invited to submit application materials via SAFE.Nominees are selected by the director of PEI and the chair of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in consultation with the Colvin family.The next Becky Colvin Memorial Award application will be posted February 2020.