Graduate Research Excellence Grant (GREG) - Rosemary Grant Advanced Award

Society for the Study of Evolution

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Grant amount: US $2,000 - US $3,500

Anticipated deadline: Sep 15, 2020

Applicant type: PhD 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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About The Society

The Society for the Study of Evolution was founded in March, 1946. The objectives of the Society for the Study of Evolution are the promotion of the study of organic evolution and the integration of the various fields of science concerned with evolution. The Society publishes the scientific journal Evolution and holds annual meetings in which scientific findings on evolutionary biology are presented and discussed.

Graduate Research Excellence Grant (GREG) - Rosemary Grant Advanced Award

The GREG - Rosemary Grant Advanced Awards are to assist students in the later stages of their Ph.D. programs. Funds can be used to enhance the scope of dissertation research, such as to conduct additional experiments or field work. Awards up to $3500. Only advanced* Ph.D. students whose defense date is more than 12 months from the proposal due date are eligible. Eligibility can be confirmed by the advisor or graduate director stating that the student fulfills these requirements. Students should confirm that the proposed work is outside the scope of other funding currently held by either the student or their advisor. 

The Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE) is pleased to announce the 2019 Graduate Research Excellence Grant (GREG) – Rosemary Grant Advanced Award competition. These awards are to assist students in the later stages of their Ph.D. programs. These grants are part of the Graduate Research Excellence Grants award program.

Awards will range from $2,000 - $3,500 and approximately ten awards will be made.

Funding

Funds can be used to enhance the scope of dissertation research, such as to conduct additional experiments or field work. Students should confirm that the proposed work is outside the scope of other funding held by either the student or their advisor. Awards will range from $2,000 - $3,500 and approximately ten awards will be made.

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Eligibility:

  • Only advanced* Ph.D. students who are more than 12 months from defense date at the proposal due date are eligible.
  • Eligibility can be confirmed by the advisor or graduate director stating that the student fulfills these requirements. 
  • *Advanced Ph.D. students are defined as:
    • 3rd year or beyond in a >4-year doctoral degree program (="post candidacy")
    • 2nd year of a 3-year doctoral degree program
    • Other (explanation required in the letter from your thesis advisor or graduate director for what makes you eligible for the "advanced" award)
  • Applicants AND their mentors must be members of SSE, and are advised to join SSE, if not already members, as soon as possible to facilitate their applications 

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Applicants AND their mentors must be members of SSE, and are advised to join SSE, if not already members, as soon as possible to facilitate their applications.

Ineligibility:

  • Previous awardees may not re-apply.