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    Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Grants-in-Aid of Research

    Offered by Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Sep 25, 2023
    Multiple awards worth

    $850 - $1,000

    Grade level

    Graduate Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    October 2024

    Scholarship Overview

    The Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIAR) program was established in 1996 to provide supplemental awards to graduate students in support of their research in the fields of integrative and comparative biology. In addition, applicants must be active members of SICB.  Each year, awards worth between $850 and $1,000 each are awarded to approximately 25 to 35 students. All funds must be expended directly in support of the proposed investigation. Such expenses may include but are not limited to, costs of supplies, equipment, consumables, and gear necessary to conduct research, costs to cover gas to travel to local field sites, bench fees or equipment fees at field stations, or costs associated with being mobile after getting to a field site.

    If you’re a SICB member and graduate student passionate about biological research, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

    The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB)'s mission is to foster research, education, public awareness and understanding of living organisms from molecules and cells to ecology and evolution. SICB encourages interdisciplinary cooperative research that integrates across scales, and new models and methodologies to enhance research and education. SICB is committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ) as an organizing and guiding principle at every level of the society.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    Graduate Students

    Academic Interest

    Biology

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Project proposal

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