BURLINGTON, Vt. — Graduate students interested in applying for research grants through the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program have until 5 p.m. ET on May 7 to submit a proposal.
The Northeast SARE Graduate Student Research Grant Program funds projects that explore one or more of the sustainable agriculture themes of environmental stewardship, farm profitability and quality of life for farmers and the farm community. Proposed topics should address issues of current or potential importance to Northeast farmers. Successful applicants will receive up to $15,000 for their research project.
The grant program is open to any graduate student enrolled at an accredited college, university or veterinary school located in any of the six New England states, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. or West Virginia.
Application materials, including detailed instructions and supporting documents, are posted on the Northeast SARE website at www.northeastsare.org/graduatestudentgrant.
Please direct any questions about the program to grant coordinator Candice Huber at firstname.lastname@example.org or (802) 651-8335, ext. 554.
Northeast SARE is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
–Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program