Help Further Sustainable Ag Research with Graduate Student Grants
GRIFFIN, Georgia – The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SSARE) program has released the Call for Proposal for Graduate Student Grants for FY2013.
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 deadline is 11:59 p.m. EST on June 3, 2013. Download the Call for Proposal on the Southern SARE website 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 can 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.
Visit the Southern SARE website for additional information on Graduate Student Grants. Southern SARE administers several grant opportunities. The Graduate Student Grant Call for Proposal is released each March. Grants are announced in September. Visit the Southern SARE website for more information on sustainable agriculture.
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