Cunin/Sigal Research Award

Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University


Grant amount: Up to US $2,000

Anticipated deadline: Feb 1, 2019

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Must travel to: Suffolk County, Massachusetts

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Overview:

About the Arboretum

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 researchers, and professionals of the biological and horticultural sciences. Applicants are encouraged to define and develop paths of inquiry using the Arboretum’s resources, including its world-renowned living collectionherbarium, plant records ,library and archivesgreenhouse and laboratories, and the expertise of its staff.

Cunin/Sigal Research Award

This award supports investigations by graduate and advanced undergraduate students engaged in botanical research. Awards of $2,000 or less are granted to support student research expenses. Awards are not intended to serve as a salary stipend for students.

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

Eligibility:

  • Award available to advanced undergraduates and graduate students.
  • Supports investigations by graduate and advanced undergraduate students engaged in botanical research.

Preferences:

  • Preference is given to students whose research utilizes the living collections of the Arnold Arboretum.

Ineligibility:

  • Awards are not intended to serve as a salary stipend for students.