Congratulations to the following APS members who received awards from the APS Foundation in 2021.Helps scientists, educators, extension personnel, and other agriculturalists in developing countries acquire educational materials from APS PRESS.
Andrea Alejandra Arrua
Universidad Nacional de Asunción
Wadzani Dauda Palnam
Federal University Gashua
Provides support for a Latin American plant pathologist to attend an annual meeting of APS, publish in journals, or pay for APS membership.
Edilaine Mauricia Gelinski Grabicoski
Universidade Estadual de Maringá
Features graduate student research around a central theme which changes annually. 2021 theme is Microbial life on a leaf: Building foundation for sustainable agriculture.
The Pennsylvania State University
The Ohio State University
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Lafayette Frederick Diversity in Mentoring Award
The award enables mentors to enhance the academic and professional experiences of mentees and to increase the number of practicing plant pathologists from underrepresented groups, particularly those from historically Black colleges and universities, 1890 land-grant institutions, Tribal colleges and universities (1994 land-grant institutions), and minority serving institutions.
University of Wisconsin-Madison (PhD candidate)
Will mentor students from the Vincent High School of Agricultural Sciences in a project to screen plant pathogenic bacteria for antimicrobial compounds.
University of California-Davis (assistant professor)
Will mentor students from Fort Valley State University and from Tuskegee University in a remote-learning bioinformatics project to identify effectors in Ralstonia solanacearum.
Additionally, both awardees will provide career guidance and networking opportunities to their mentees.
Provides support to plant pathology graduate students for expenses related to their research, equipment, education, and skills development.
University of Georgia
Schroth Faces of the Future Awards
Supports up and coming individuals in specific areas of plant pathology for the "Faces of the Future" symposium held at Plant Health 2021 Online. The 2021 discipline focus is Nematology.
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University of Missouri
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sebastian Eves-van den Akker
University of Cambridge
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
Additional funding opportunities are available through the APS Foundation.
Foundation Award Previous Recipients
Since 1996, the APS Foundation has funded over 2.5 million dollars in awards and more than 1,000 awards.