Tommy Gaines Research Stipend

Enrolled graduate or undergraduate students of College of the Environment may apply for the Tommy Gaines Research Stipend (TGRS) to conduct or apply research in or about the Canyon Lake and Kenney Creek watersheds, located 27 miles east of Bellingham. Research opportunities are varied and include ecology, biology, hydrology, geomorphology, forestry, natural resource policy and regulation, environmental education, land use and management, and others. This fund was made available by Canyon Lake community members and other generous donors.

Application Deadline: Applications are accepted anytime during the academic year when funds are available. 

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Award Amount: $1,000. Email the scholarship coordinator for fund availability.