Special Research Program

Kentucky Academy of Science


Grant amount: Up to US $5,000

Anticipated deadline: Nov 15, 2018

Applicant type: Faculty

Funding uses: Research

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

Location of project: Kentucky

Location of residency: Kentucky

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Overview:

KAS Special Research Awards

The Kentucky Academy of Science is an engaging group of scientists and citizens who are the voice of science in Kentucky. The mission of the Kentucky Academy of Science is to foster scientific discovery and understanding in Kentucky.

The program of KAS Special Research Awards is directed particularly to faculty in Kentucky higher education institutions, public or private, involved primarily in undergraduate education. Proposals may be for work related to the subject matter of any of the sections of the Kentucky Academy of Sciences. Awards are for one year. Funding for an additional year may be requested by reapplying the following year and competing with newly submitted proposals.

KAS Sections
  1. Agricultural Science
  2. Anthropology / Sociology
  3. Botany
  4. Cellular & Molecular Biology
  5. Analytical & Physical Chemistry
  6. Organic / Inorganic Chemistry
  7. Computer & Information Science
  8. Ecology & Environmental Science
  9. Engineering
  10. Geography
  11. Geology
  12. Health Sciences
  13. Mathematics
  14. Microbiology
  15. Physics & Astronomy
  16. Physiology & Biochemistry
  17. Psychology
  18. Science Education
  19. Zoology
Read more about each section here.

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

Eligibility:

  • The program of KAS special research awards is directed particularly to faculty in Kentucky higher education institutions, public or private, involved primarily in undergraduate education.
  • Special Research Awards allowable costs include:
    • Personnel support specified for faculty or scientist , not to exceed 1/3 of the requested funds,
    • Separately, personnel support specified for students, in accord with policies and amounts normally approved at the institution of the principal investigator(s),
    • Equipment to be purchased in furtherance of the project,
    • Materials and supplies,
    • In-country travel, where necessary to the project,
    • Consultant costs.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Grant recipients must be members of the Kentucky Academy of Science.

Ineligibility:

  • KAS Grant funds do not provide support administrative overhead or other such costs not directly associated with the conduct of research. 
  • The approval of future applications by the student researcher or the faculty sponsor will not be granted if a complete final report is not on file.