Source of Funding: Multinational Objective: To enhance the health of the research enterprise, foster integrity in science, and promote the public's understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition.
Grants-in-Aid of Research Program
Application Deadlines: March 15 and October 15 annually.
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.
The program awards grants of up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the 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. Students use the funding to pay for travel expenses to and from a research site, or for purchase of non-standard laboratory equipment necessary to complete a specific research project.
March 15 applicants will be
notified about funding by the end of May.
October 15 applicants will be notified about funding by the end of December.
Checks are mailed as soon as possible after the notification date.
Donour Agency URL: http://www.sigmaxi.org/programs/giar/index.shtml