Anderson & Crum Grants for Field Research in Bryology

American Bryological and Lichenological Society

Grant amount: Up to US $750

Anticipated deadline: Feb 1, 2019

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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The American Bryological and Lichenological Society (ABLS) is pleased to announce this year’s program to provide support for student field research in bryology. This award is made  possible by generous donations provided by Larry Giles of Duke University to ABLS in honor of Lewis Anderson and Howard Crum, both of whom were committed to field-based research on the biology of bryophytes.

We anticipate 1 to 2 awards per year of up to $750 each in support of fieldwork by bryology students.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Funds are intended primarily to support travel to field sites but requests to cover other expenses essential to field work will be considered.
  • Proposed fieldwork may focus on any area of bryological research including systematics, evolution, genetics, physiology, or ecology.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Applicant must be a member of ABLS. In the case of undergraduates who are not members of ABLS, their faculty advisor must be a member.


  • Awards are not provided for support of travel to meetings, symposia, or to visit herbaria, museums, or other institutions.
  • Funds cannot be used for laboratory expenses.