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​Apply for Foundation Funding

Several dozen funds from the APS Foundation’s portfolio provide financial support to APS members through the following awards and fellowships. These opportunities support students and student programs, the development of young scientists, the society's international activities, early career fellowships and workshops, and programs of special interest to the contributor.​ 

Award Fun​d Descriptions​

The following awards accept applications from September to December 1​ of each year.

​For Any Career Level:

Books for the World Award
Helps scientists, educators, extension personnel, and other agriculturalists in developing countries acquire educational materials from APS PRESS.
Submit ​Application​

Mathre Education Endowment Award
Provides support to plant pathology education and outreach programs.
Submit ​Application​

For Undergraduate Students:​

Frank L. Howard Undergraduate Fellowship 
Provides support to undergraduate research projects in plant pathology.
Submit ​Application​

For Graduate Students:

Browning Plant Medicine and Health Travel Award
Supports travel of a student in a Doctor of Plant Medicine, Doctor of Plant Health, and similar programs to attend a professional society meeting in any of the plant health and plant protection disciplines.
Submit ​Application​

French-Monar Latin American Award 
Provides support for a Latin American plant pathologist to attend an annual meeting of APS, publish in journals, or pay for APS membership.
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Student Educational Award 
Provides support for student endeavors which further their education outside of the APS Annual Meeting.
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Raymond J. Tarleton Student Fellowship

Provides support to plant pathology graduate students for expenses related to their research, equipment, education, and skills development.
Submit ​Application​

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The following award accepts applications from November to January of each year:

Schroth Faces of the Future Awards
Support the "Faces of the Future" symposium at the APS Annual Meeting by acknowledging up-and-coming individuals in specific areas of plant pathology.
THIS APPLICATION PROCESS IS CLOSED

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The following awards accept applications from November to February of each year:

John and Ann Niederhauser Endowment Award (JANE) 
Supports international cooperation on a project between a person/institution in the U.S. and a person/institution outside of the U.S.
THIS APPLICATION PROCESS IS CLOSED

I. E. Melhus Awards
Support graduate student participants selected to present their research at a symposium at the APS Annual Meeting.
THIS APPLICATION PROCESS IS CLOSED

International Travel Award 
Provides support for early- to mid-career international APS members to participate in an APS Annual Meeting.
THIS APPLICATION PROCESS IS CLOSED

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Applications accepted​ from February to March 15 of each year:

Named Student Travel Awards
Provides support ​to APS Student member​s who submit an abstract attending for and plan to attend the APS Annual Meeting. 
APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED

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Application Deadline: March 31

Plant Pathology Experiential Awards
Supports both a department and an individual graduate student or post doctorate on-site visit to a nonacademic organization for the purpose of promoting career and research development experiences.

APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED

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The following awards are managed by committees outside of the APS Foundation:

Lucy Hastings de Gutierrez Award
Provides an honorarium for the APS Excellence Award in Teaching.
​​​​Learn more.
ADMINISTERED BY APS AWARDS AND HONORS COMMITTEE 

Noel T. Keen Award
Provides an honorarium for the APS Noel T. Keen Award for Research Excellence in Molecular Plant Pathology.
Learn more​.​
ADMINISTERED BY APS AWARDS AND HONORS COMMITTEE

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