January 25, 2013

Funding Opportunity: Sigma Xi -- The Scientific Research Society

Organization Issuing Grant: Sigma Xi -- The Scientific Research Society

Grant Title: Grants-in-Aid of Research Program

Abstract/Summary: The Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIAR) program has been providing undergraduate and graduate students with valuable educational experiences for more than 80 years. By encouraging close working relationships between students and faculty, the program promotes scientific excellence and achievement through hands-on learning.

Award Amount: Up to $1000 for all areas of sciences and engineering. Designated funds from the National Academy of Sciences allow for grants of up to $5,000 for astronomy research and $2,500 for vision related research.

Deadline: March 15, 2013

Link: http://www.sigmaxi.org/programs/giar/index.shtml

Special Notes: While membership in Sigma Xi is not a requirement for applying for funding from the Grants-in-Aid of Research program, approximately 75% of funds are restricted for use by dues paying student members of Sigma Xi or students whose project advisor is a dues paying member of Sigma Xi. Students from any country are eligible to receive funding.

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