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Welcome to the ESA SEEDS Opportunities Application Portal!

Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability (SEEDS) www.esa.org/seeds is the flagship diversity program of the Ecological Society of America. Established in 1996, ESA SEEDS has primarily supported undergraduate students in their discovery of careers in ecology  through fieldtrips, research fellowships, leadership development, travel awards and a campus chapter network. SEEDS is excited to expand its program to serve graduate students and early career scientists! 


Please note, you must be fully immunized against COVID-19 at least 14 days prior to arrival at field trip site. All selected recipients will be required to submit documentation of vaccination during the onboarding process. If you do not receive a vaccination due to medical or religious reasons, an exemption form and negative covid test within 72-hours before arrival to the internship will be required. Please notify ESA staff immediatley if you require a vaccine exemption by emailing seeds@esa.org.

Current Opportunities:

2024 Annual Meeting Travel Awards

ESA Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA / August 4 - 9, 2024

Applications open January 17 and close February 29, 2024 at midnight.

APPLY HERE