Graduate student research grants support students (both master's and doctoral levels) conducting fieldwork, herbarium travel, and/or laboratory research in any area of plant systematics. Every year we present 10-15 of these awards to promising young scientists.
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Graduate Student Grant Report Form - download the form here!
Contributions to the following grant funds support student research:
Shirley and Alan Graham Graduate Student Research Grant Fund. This fund was generously endowed by the Grahams in 2002 and represents the first dedicated ASPT student research grant fund.
William R. Anderson Graduate Student Research Grant Fund. As the second dedicated ASPT student research grant fund, this fund was formed in 2002 in honor of William R. Anderson through contributions from colleagues and former students.
Rogers McVaugh Graduate Student Research Grant Fund. Created in 2004 through contributions from his colleagues and former students, this student research grant fund honors Rogers McVaugh's dedicated, exceptional career.
W. Hardy Eshbaugh Graduate Student Research Grant Fund. Announced in 2011 and created through contributions from his colleagues, former students, and the ASPT Council, this student research grant fund honors W. Hardy Eshbaugh’s dedication to mentoring students.
For questions regarding the Graduate Student Research Grants, please contact: Dr. Melissa Luckow at firstname.lastname@example.org