Students

CNPS student grant awardee.

Supporting the next generation

What better way to invest in the future of California’s native plants than our students. From scholarships and research opportunities to grade school activities, CNPS and its 35 chapters believe deeply in sharing what we have today, for tomorrow. Read on to learn more about CNPS student offerings, including: Financial support, Volunteering and internships, Opportunities to present research, Networking at CNPS and partner events, Curriculum and materials for teachers.

CNPS Chapter Student Scholarships

If you’re a California student interested in native plants, chances are there’s a CNPS chapter nearby ready to help.

Local Opportunities

Student and educational resources

Student grant recipient Lee Ripma at Carrizo Plain. Credit Lee Ripma.
Student grant recipient Lee Ripma at Carrizo Plain. Credit Lee Ripma.

CNPS educational grants

CNPS awards seven education funds a year to students and researchers studying California’s native flora.

Nature solo walk sign.
Nature solo walk sign.

For parents and teachers

Inspire your kids with our collection of botanical activities, nature journaling curriculum, and more.

Students at the 2018 CNPS Conservation Conference.
Students at the 2018 CNPS Conservation Conference.

Networking and botanical info

Helpful links and resources for students exploring careers in ecology, botany, other related fields.

Become a Member!

Join the community that powers California’s native plant movement! Student rate available!

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