College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Scholarship, Grants and Prizes 2/11/11

February 10, 2011

I. Big Ideas Survey - $50 Amazon Gift Card Prize
II. Green Initiative Fund
III. Judith Lee Stronach Prize for Public Service

I. Big Ideas Survey - $50 Amazon Gift Card Prize
Big Ideas @ Berkeley is a competition that awards prizes to innovative and high-impact student projects aimed at solving the world's most pressing problems. Prize categories range from BioEnergy to Social Justice and Civic Engagement.

This survey will take around 10 minutes. Survey participants can enter to win a $50 Amazon gift card in they enter their name and email. Your contribution will allow Big Ideas @ Berkeley to structure the competition to better meet the needs of students with ‘big ideas’. https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dHJVbVJRUEVGOTZtMGk2QkdZc0ZnZHc6MQ


II. Green Initiative Fund
Need funding for your campus sustainability project? There is still time to apply for a grant from The Green Initiative Fund! TGIF is estimating that $280,000 will be available to fund applicants for the 2011 Grants Cycle. Two-page abstract submissions are due Monday, February 14, 2011 by 9am. Please email Katherine Walsh at tgif_info@berkeley.edu with questions or visit http://asuc.berkeley.edu/tgif for more information.


III. Judith Lee Stronach Prize for Public Service
The Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate prize is an award of up to$25,000 to do a research/public service project post-graduation. The Prize is open to Berkeley graduates who are awarded an undergraduate degree in the Fall of the year before or the Spring or Summer of the year in which the Prize is awarded in any area of study. Proposals for humanistic projects involving the arts, humanities and social or natural sciences are welcome.

The application deadline is March 1st, 2011.

Last info session:
Friday, February 18th, 11 a.m.-noon, 9 Durant Hall
Find more details at http://ls.berkeley.edu/stronachprize