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Funding Opportunity: 2018 Botany in Action Fellowship

The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens (Pittsburgh, PA) 2018 Botany in Action Fellowship program is currently accepting proposals for this unique fellowship, which fosters the development of the next generation of plant-based scientists who are committed to both excellent research and educational…

Funding Opportunity: DOE Releases Solicitation Environmental Systems Research

Lewis-Burke Associates LLC – November 21, 2017 The Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science has released a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) soliciting proposals from single investigators or multi-investigator teams to conduct…

Research Fellowship and Awards at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

Description The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University promotes and supports research consistent with its mission to discover and disseminate knowledge of the plant kingdom. To foster both independent and collaborative work, the Arboretum offers fellowships and awards to students, post-doctoral…

Funding Opportunity: USDA NIFA announces I-FAST Competition

Lewis-Burke Associates LLC – August 18, 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced the pre-application open period for the Innovations in Food and Agricultural Science and Technology (I-FAST) Prize Competition.  The I-FAST…

Funding Opportunity: NSF Solicits Proposals to Expand INCLUDES National Network

On July 14, the National Science Foundation (NSF) released a Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) soliciting proposals to expand the Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (INCLUDES) program.  The DCL invites proposals for Early-concept…

Funding Opportunity Announcement: USDA AFRI Releases RFA for Water for Food Production Systems Challenge Area Program

On March 24, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) published a request for applications (RFA) for the AFRI Water for Food Production Systems Challenge Area, which is a combination of the Food Security and Water for Agriculture Challenge Areas.  This…

NSCU National Needs Fellowship Program open for applications

North Carolina State University’s Colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Engineering, and Sciences are recruiting outstanding students to pursue interdisciplinary PhDs as USDA-funded National Needs Fellows. We are targeting students from groups traditionally underrepresented in agricultural sciences…

NSF - NIFA Plant Biotic Interactions Program (PBI)

The Plant Biotic Interactions (PBI) program supports research on the processes that mediate beneficial and antagonistic interactions between plants and their viral, bacterial, oomycete, fungal, plant, and invertebrate symbionts, pathogens and pests. This joint NSF-NIFA program supports projects focused…