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2021 USAIN Research Fellows Award

25 Mar 2021 11:49 PM | Patricia Hartman (Administrator)

The USAIN Professional Development Committee is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2021 USAIN Research Fellows Award

A total of $4,000 in funding will be available to one or more USAIN members for financial support for conducting research on agricultural information. Examples of costs that could be covered by the award include (but are not limited to): transcription, travel to an institution for research, student worker support, etc. The funding is not to be used for professional development activities.

To apply, please complete the attached application to:

  • ·       outline your proposed research or project 
  • ·       describe what support is needed 
  • ·       provide a research support justification demonstrating how this award will benefit your research objectives (and possibly USAIN and the profession)
  • ·       give preliminary ideas of where you plan to disseminate the outcome or results of your project

Applications will be judged on the applicability of research to the USAIN mission, and adherence to application guidelines (see the rubric that is also attached).

Deadline is Friday, April 30, 2021. Award recipients will be notified in June.

Send the completed application via email to: usain-research-fellows-g@vt.edu

USAIN_Fellows_Application_2021.docx  Research_Fellows_Rubric_for_Award_2021.docx

Questions can be directed to kdebose@vt.eduBrazzeal@library.msstate.edu, and sek45@cornell.edu

Thank you for your interest in the USAIN Research Fellows Award. We look forward to hearing from you!

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