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Below are fellowships provided by ASPB. Additional fellowships and internships may be found in our Career Center.

Past Winners

ASPB-Pioneer Hi-Bred Graduate Student Fellowship

This award, made possible by the generosity of Pioneer Hi-Bred International, recognizes and encourages innovative graduate research and innovation in areas of plant biology that relate to important commodity crops. One $22,000 fellowship will be given annually from 2010 through 2013, with an additional $1,000 awarded for the recipient to attend the ASPB annual meeting in the year of their award. Each nominee must attend a U.S.-accredited college or university and must demonstrate interest in the study of plant biology or a related discipline. Each nominee must be a Ph.D. candidate—i.e., have successfully passed their preliminary examinations, must demonstrate an excellent academic record, and must be a member of ASPB. An individual may receive this prize only once.

ASPB-Pioneer Hi-Bred Graduate Student Fellowship Committee

ASPB Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships

The goal of this program is to provide opportunities for students to pursue meaningful research in plant biology at their home institutions early in their college years.The program targets students who have just completed their sophomore year of their undergraduate studies. But exceptionally well-prepared students who have just completed their first year are also considered, as are students who have completed their junior years and provide evidence of a strong commitment to plant biology.Recipients are expected to present their results at the ASPB national meeting the following summer (with funding provided by ASPB Travel Grants).With such an opportunity, ASPB hopes to encourage students to pursue careers and advanced degrees in plant biology.


Education Foundation Grant Awards Program

ASPB's Education Foundation seeks yearly proposals from ASPB members to support education and outreach activities that advance knowledge of and appreciation for basic concepts and contributions of plant biology.

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