Funding Sources

This is a list of many possible funding sources for scholarly pursuits in the Janzen Lab.

  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

    Organization National Science Foundation
    Description To ensure vitality of the human resource base of science
    Contact http://www.nsfgrfp.org/
    Deadline 4 Nov
    Amounts Stipend is $32,000 per year for up to 3 years
    Note Each applicant must be either a senior undergraduate or in the first two years of graduate school AND a U.S. citizen
  • NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

    Organization National Science Foundation
    Description To improve overall quality of research by providing greater opportunities
    Contact http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5234
    Deadline 9 Oct 2014 (i.e., 2nd Thursday in October each year)
    Amounts Up to $13,000 direct costs for up to a 2-year period
    Note All applicants must be students who have advanced to candidacy for the Ph.D. degree
  • Iowa Science Foundation Grants Program

    Organization Iowa Academy of Science
    Description To further science and science education in Iowa
    Contact http://http://www.iacad.org/research.html
    Deadline 31 Jan
    Amounts Up to $5000
  • EPA STAR Fellowship for Graduate Environmental Study

    Organization Environmental Protection Agency
    Description To facilitate research in environmentally related fields of study
    Contact http://www.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/#CurrentStar
    http://www.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/2013/2013_star_gradfellow.html
    Deadline Typically mid to late Nov
    Amounts Stipend is $25,000 per year of support for 2-3 years
    Note All applicants must be master's or doctoral level students
  • Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research

    Organization Sigma Xi society
    Description To promote scientific excellence and achievement through hands-on learning
    Contact http://www.sigmaxi.org/programs/giar/index.shtml
    Deadline 15 Mar and 15 Oct
    Amounts $100 to $1000 (with an average award of $600)
    Note Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students
  • SICB Grant-in-Aid of Research

    Organization Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
    Description To support graduate student research in integrative and comparative biology
    Contact http://www.sicb.org/grants/researchgrant.php3
    Deadline Mid Oct
    Amounts Up to $1000
    Note Applicants must be members of SICB
  • SICB Fellowship for Graduate Student Travel

    Organization Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
    Description To support graduate student travel to distant labs, museums, or field sites
    Contact http://www.sicb.org/grants/fgst/
    Deadline Mid Oct
    Amounts Up to $2000
    Note Applicants must be members of SICB
  • CHS Herpetological Grant

    Organization Chicago Herpetological Society
    Description To support herpetological research, education, and conservation
    Contact http://www.chicagoherp.org/index.php?link=grants
    Deadline 31 Dec
    Amounts Up to $1000
    Note Applicants must be members of the Chicago Herpetological Society
  • SSAR Roger Conant Grant-in-Herpetology

    Organization Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles
    Description To support herpetological research, education, and conservation
    Contact http://www.ssarherps.org/pages/GIH.php
    Deadline 15 Dec
    Amount $500
    Note All applicants must be students AND members of SSAR unless applying for a herpetological education grant
  • Dean E. Metter Memorial Award

    Organization Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles
    Description To facilitate field research in herpetology
    Contact http://www.ssarherps.org/pages/metter.php
    Deadline 30 Mar
    Amounts $300 to $1000
    Note All applicants must be students AND members of SSAR
  • Gaige Fund Award

    Organization American Society of Ichthyology and Herpetology
    Description To facilitate activities by young herpetologists that enhance their professional careers
    Contact http://www.asih.org/membership/awards/gaige
    Deadline 1 Mar
    Amounts $400 to $1000
    Note All applicants must be graduate students AND members of ASIH
  • Ernest E. Williams Research Grant

    Organization Herpetologists' League
    Description To support graduate student research in herpetology
    Contact http://www.herpetologistsleague.org/dox/eewilliamsgrant.pdf
    Deadline 15 Dec
    Amount $1000
    Note All applicants must be graduate students AND members of HL
  • ABS Student Research Grant

    Organization Animal Behavior Society
    Description To encourage excellence in graduate student research in animal behavior
    Contact http://www.animalbehaviorsociety.org/grants-and-awards
    Deadline 1 Aug in past years
    Amounts $500 to $2000
    Note All applicants must be students