Graduate Student Grant Applications for FY2012 Now Being Accepted
GRIFFIN, Georgia– The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program has released the Call for Proposal for Graduate Student Grants for FY2012.
Graduate Student Grants are one of the few sustainable agriculture research funding opportunities open to Master’s and PhD students at accredited institutions in the Southern region.
Proposal deadline is 11:59 p.m. EST on June 4, 2012. Download the Call for Proposal and carefully read the application instructions. All of the guidelines, program goals, review criteria, and the submission process to apply for a Southern SARE Graduate Student Grant will be found within the Call for Proposal. Failure to follow the submission guidelines may result in the rejection of your proposal.
Research projects that address issues of sustainable agriculture of current and potential importance to the Southern region are eligible for submission. Maximum funds awarded for projects are $11,000 for up to three years work on the student’s project.
Southern SARE administers several grant opportunities. The Graduate Student Grant Call for Proposal is released each March. Grants are announced in September.
Published by the Southern Region of the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), Southern SARE operates under cooperative agreements with the University of Georgia, Fort Valley State University, and the Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture to offer competitive grants to advance sustainable agriculture in America's Southern region.