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Awards & Funding

roca in lab Biotech.JPGThe following awards provide support as well as recognize scientists who have played a significant role in world-wide plant pathology efforts

2023 ​​OIP International Research Achievement Award

OIP now accepting 2023 applications

OIP will give a Certificate of Achievement honoring a young investigator for international plant pathology research activities. International research activities must be conducted in another country other than the home country of the investigator. Examples of research activities that qualify for recognition include innovative international survey network efforts, plant disease diagnostics, plant disease identification, plant-host interactions, and unique plant disease management and control methods. The APS-OIP Certificate of Achievement will recognize a young investigator within 10-15 years after the completion of the master's degree or 5-10 years after completion of the doctoral degree. Applicants do need to be APS members to qualify for the recognition. In addition to the Certificate of Achievement recognition, the investigator will receive a monetary award of $200.00.

Applications are accepted through May 1, 2023 and final selection will occur before the APS national meeting in Denver, Colorado, August 12-16, 2023.

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OIP Global Experience Award

Office of International Programs (OIP) ​launched this unique program aimed at helping APS plant pathologists working with scientists and extension personnel in developing countries in training and outreach efforts, from funds raised during the annual OIP Silent Auction​. ​

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Global Membership Program (Two-Year Sponsored Membership)

APS two-year sponsored memberships (up to 100) are being offered to support plant health professionals in developing countries. This Global Membership program effort ​is provided by support through OIP.

Submission period for 2021-2022 is closed.  

Donate to the Global Membership Fund​​

T​he APS Foundation, in cooperation with OIP, accepts applications ​for these additional internationally focused awards:​​

  • Books for the World: this program helps scientists, educators, extension personnel and other agriculturalists in developing countries acquire educational materials from APS PRESS, and promotes the international distribution of books, CDs, and other APS resources.  ​
  • French-Monar Latin American Award: provides financial support for Latin American graduate students and early career plant pathologists in a variety of ways.​
  • JANE Award: The John and Ann Niederhauser Endowment (JANE) Award, accepts applications​ that involve international cooperation between a person or institution in the United States and a person or institution outside the United States. Project proposals should have clear positive impacts for the developing country and practical applications.
  • APS International Travel Award: is intended to support travel costs for early- to mid-career international APS scientists native to a​nd working in developing countries who otherwise would not be able to attend APS meetings. 

Other International Opportunities