The ASPB Transforming Education in Plant Biology (TEPB) award funds Society member professional development for developing undergraduate plant biology instructional materials aligned with Vision & Change and ASPB’s Core Concepts in Plant Biology.
The ASPB Plant Biology Learning Objectives, Outreach Materials & Education Grant funds Society member projects that advance youth, student, and general public knowledge and appreciation of plant biology.
The Promoting Active Learning and Mentoring (PALM) Network was established to increase the use of active learning in undergraduate lecture courses. PALM grants fund faculty and postdocs for mentoring to teach with active learning & influence the teaching culture at their institution. (NSF #1539870)
Deadlines: Rolling quarterly deadline, see website for additional information
SURF funds promising students so they can conduct research in plant biology during the early part of their college careers. SURF recipients have the opportunity to present their research at ASPB’s annual Plant Biology meeting in the year following the fellowship award.
Deadline: April 2021
Award Amount: $4000 student summer stipend, $700 mentor/institution materials fund, $575 student travel stipend to attend Plant Biology meeting