SWS encourages students to become active in the field of wetland science by actively recruiting undergraduates from under represented populations through the NSF-sponsored Undergraduate Mentoring Program, and by providing many benefits and resources for student members. In addition to a significantly reduced membership rate of $30, SWS provides students the following resources:
- Opportunities to share your research in our Student Thesis section
- Student Research Grants
- Wetland Ambassadors Graduate Research Fellowship
- Networking with other wetland professionals at the SWS annual meeting or via the membership discussion forum
SWS Student Associations
SWS Student Associations give students the opportunity to connect with other wetland enthusiasts at their school by organizing local events, networking and furthering the mission of promoting the understanding, conservation, management and sustainable use of wetlands. All associations are guided by a faculty advisor who is a member of SWS. Take a look at what SWS Student Associations have been up to this year.
Here is a list of current SWS Student Associations (below). Please click the links if there is one, or check in with your University, for contact info and to get involved.
- Bangor University WetSoc
- Duke University Student Association Wetland Scientists (SAWS) https://www.facebook.com/groups/DukeWetlands
- Louisiana State University Student Association https://www.facebook.com/LSUSWS/ https://instagram.com/lsusws?igshid=1427gu2tlr9k7 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Michigan Technological University
- Mid-Atlantic Chapter Student Association https://sws-mac-students.weebly.com/
- Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
- Southern California Student Association
- University of Central Florida
- University of Florida
- University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
- University of Michigan https://www.facebook.com/seasthewetlands/
- University of Rhode Island
- Toulouse University
SWS Student Theses
SWS student members are invited to post their Ph.D., master's and bachelor's/senior wetland theses to share their research with the public and wetland community.