There are many organizations that offer research grants to fund student research projects. The list below is far from complete, but has many that our students have applied to. If you know of other grant opportunities, or notice outdated information, let us know.

The application deadlines change frequently, these dates are current as of September, 2015.

Granting Agency Award Amount Application Deadline
Torrey Botanical Society Student Fellowship Award  $2,500 Jan 15
Torrey Botanical Society Undergraduate and Graduate Student Training Fellowship $1,000 Jan 15
Washington Native Plant Society Grant $1,000 Jan 15
Herb Society of America Research Grant $5,000 Jan 31
Montana Native Plant Society Grant $1,500 Jan 31
International Association for Plant Taxonomy $2,000 Jan 31
Lewis and Clark Fund for Field Research $5,000 Nov 1
Nevada Native Plant Society Margaret Williams Research Grant $1,000 Feb 1
Society of Herbarium Curators $500 Feb 1
Arctic Institute of NA Grants-in-Aid Program $1,000 Feb 1
Society for the Study of Evolution Graduate Research Excellence Grants $2,500-$3,500 Feb 15/Sept
Colorado Native Plant Society John W. Marr Research Grant $1,000 Feb 15
National Park Service Alaska Fellowships $8,000 Mar 1
American Society of Plant Taxonomist Research Grant $1,500 Feb 28
Botanical Society of America Graduate Student Research Award $500 Mar 15
Botanical Society of America Genetics Section $500 Mar 15
Sixgma Xi Grant- in-Aid of Research $1,000 Mar 15 and Oct 15
Northern California Botanist $1,000 Mar 31
Idaho Native Plant Society $1,000 Mar 31
Arizona Native Plant Society $2,500 Mar 31
Society of Systematic Biologist $2,000 Apr 24
California Native Plant Society Graduate Student Research Grant $1,000 Sep 30
Explorers’ Club Exploration Funds for Field Research $5,000 Oct 19
SICB grants in aid of research $1,000 Oct 20
SICB Fellowship of Graduate Student Travel $2,000 Oct 20
NSF EAPSI $5000 plus travel and per diem Nov 12
Southern California Botanist $1,000 Nov 30
Bristlecone Chapter CNPS Mary Dedecker Botanical Grant $1,000 Dec 5
National Geographic Waitt Grant $15,000 Rolling
National Geographic Grants Various Various