On June 9th, ASPT presidents present and past cosigned a letter addressing NSF's June 6 announcement of the elimination of the NSF doctoral dissertation improvement grants program in the Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) and the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS).
Have you heard about the "Botany Bill"? Formally known as “The Botanical Sciences and Native Plant Materials Research, Restoration and Promotion Act," HR 1054 was introduced to the United States House of Representatives in February 2017
The Botanical Society of America Systematics Section and the American Society of Plant Taxonomists are providing financial support for students to participate in field trips at Botany 2017. We will provide up to $100 to 40 student members from either society
The ASPT Membership Committee is happy to announce that the popular student travel grant lottery from previous years will be continued this year. The ASPT Council approved awarding 45 travel grants for $300 each to attend Botany 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas, June 24–28, 2017. Please see the linked form for the application and instructions.
The ASPT is pleased to announce the Society’s annual competition for research grants for graduate student investigators for 2017. Support is available for both masters and doctoral students to conduct fieldwork, herbarium studies, and/or laboratory research in any area of plant systematics.
The Botanical Society of America (BSA) and the American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT) are pleased to invite applications for the annual Botanical Advocacy Leadership Award. This award organized by the Environmental and Public Policy Committees of BSA and ASPT aims to support local efforts that contribute to shaping public policy on issues relevant to plant sciences.