Fellowship The Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research James Duke Ethnobotanical Fellowship Bo Koster Grant for Nature Study Sigma Xi Research Grant DOE SCGDR National Geographic Early Career Grant NIH NRSA F31 USDA-NIFA Predoctoral Fellowship William H. Danforth Fellowship in Plant Sciences NSF GRFP Croucher Scholarship for Doctoral Study NDSEG
Eligibility Graduate students Graduate students Undergraduate or graduate students in Missouri and Illinois Undergraduate and graduate students PhD candidates Graduate students 3rd year STEM PhD students and above PhD candidates 1st year graduate students in a DBBS affiliated laboratory studying plant biology 1st or 2nd year STEM graduate students/senior undergraduates Permanent residents of Hong Kong studying in the US 1st and 2nd year graduate students/senior undergraduates
Due date Letters: January
Application: February
February February March or October March or November Quarterly basis April, August and December June June Late October/Early November –
determined by discipline
November- Application
March/April- Interviews
Award Up to $5,000 $1,000 Up to $2,000 $400-$1,000: travel or purchase of non-standard equipment $3,000/month for 3-12 months
Transportation to and from DOE lab
Typically, less than $5,000 (will consider requests up to $10,000) Amount awarded varies 1) $25,000/year stipend for 2 years
2) $19,500/year tuition
3) $3,000/year allowance
1) Stipend for 4 years
2) $2,000/year for supplies, meetings, research-related travel
1) $34,000/year stipend for 3 years
2) $12,000/year tuition
Full tuition fees, annual stipend, air fares and allowances 1) Stipend for 4 years
2) Full tuition
Notes Topics funded Funds ethnobotanical research in the Peruvian Andes/Amazon Topics funded

Other scholarships: Menke and Mickey Scudder Scholarships

How to submit your best grant application


Eligibility & topics funded Topics funded Late September – Register and attend writing workshop Project focus must fall into one of six categories Contact Stacia Burd to learn more 1) Aug/ Sept – Register and attend writing workshops
2) Contact a resource person
3) Requirements and Tips for reference writers
How to apply About DoD research

Disciplines supported

Contact Linda Musumeci
Nora Bynum
Scott George
giar@sigmaxi.org Contact cre@ngs.org Jessica Hutchins jhutchins@wustl.edu
Natalie Goodwin-Frank
Dr. Ray Ali
Stacia Burd Staciaburd@wustl.edu Jessica Hutchins jhutchins@wustl.edu
Natalie Goodwin-Frank
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