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American Society of Plant Taxonomists
2013 Research Grants for Graduate Students
The ASPT is pleased to announce the Society’s annual competition for research grants for graduate student investigators. Support is available for both masters and doctoral students to conduct fieldwork, herbarium studies, and/or laboratory research in any area of plant systematics. No award will exceed $1000, and it is unlikely that proposals from previous recipients will be funded. Proposals will be funded on the basis of merit, regardless of the research area within systematics.
Proposals will be reviewed by the Society’s Awards and Honors Committee and must include the following:
- Curriculum vitae;
- Proposal (the text, including figures but excluding literature cited, should not exceed two single-spaced pages) that describes the research to be conducted, emphasizing the role the grant funds will play;
- Itemized budget.
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of ASPT at the time of the application deadline. Details regarding ASPT membership can be found at the ASPT homepage (http://www.aspt.net/index.php).
Proposal submission: Proposal materials must be submitted electronically as pdf files. Items 1-3 above should be submitted as a single document. Use the following format for the filename for the proposal materials:
All application materials should be submitted to Dr. Andrea Weeks via e-mail (email@example.com).
Submission deadline for all materials: 8 March 2013.
Downloadable pdf of these instructions (including evaluation criteria) (pdf).