2014 Graduate Student Grant Calls for Proposals Now Open
GRIFFIN, Georgia – The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program has released the 2014 Call for Proposals for Graduate Student Grants.
Graduate Student Grants are one of the few sustainable agriculture research funding opportunities open to Masters and PhD students at accredited institutions in the Southern region.
Proposal submission deadline is May 5, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Download the Call for Proposals on the Southern SARE website and carefully read the proposal application instructions. All of the guidelines, program goals, review criteria, and the submission process to apply for a Southern SARE Graduate Student Grant can be found within the Call for Proposals.
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.
Visit the Southern SARE website for additional information on Graduate Student Grants. Grant awards are announced in late August. Visit the Southern SARE website for more information on sustainable agriculture and other grant funding opportunities.
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.