Funding Opportunities & Research Support
At the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, we offer our scientists a variety of resources and funding opportunities to ensure you are equipped with the right tools for your research endeavors. AAES assists with lab equipment, grant funding, graduate programs, experiment requests, team building, cost details, and much more.
Use these external links to find a variety of resources and materials to support and strengthen your research program or initiative. Learn about proposal writing, competitive grants, and the funding agencies. Funded projects seek to identify and find solutions for the most critical Alabama agriculture-related problems.
At Auburn University, we support a variety of research projects and initiatives that will improve lives and communities through our state and around the world. Use the following links to find a variety of university resources that will help make your research a success.
AAES EQUIPMENT DATABASE
WORK ORDER REQUESTS
EXPERIMENT APPROVAL REQUEST
AAES Grant Writing Made Easy & Funding Steps to Success
AAES is committed to supporting it’s scientist’s work. We understand research funding returns benefits to everyone and the process of applying for a grant is a learning experience in itself. Investigators can be assured of AAES support in turning your agriculture related research ideas into project proposals worth funding. To make your grant writing steps successful learn more about our research funding programs such as competitive grants, external grant mentoring, RFAs, SEED, multi-state travel, equipment support, and Production Agriculture Research (PAR).
Grant Proposal Development & Awards Process Guide
The College of Agriculture Research Office, together with Auburn University COA, Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES), Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), Office of Innovation Advancement & Commercialization (IAC), and Office of Research Compliance (ORC) provides this Grant Proposal Development & Awards Process Guide to assist our researchers while writing their grants and/or contracts.
One (1) month, or earlier, before the deadline it is recommended you complete the following form:
NIFA REPORTING PORTAL
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is a federal agency within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), providing leadership and funding for programs that advance agriculture-related sciences. The reporting portal offers links to required standard research progress reports and other systems including: REEport, LMD, POW data collection, REEIS, CRIS, and PRS.
FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORT
Please use this faculty activities report, which is required for your annual review. The report includes extension activities, accomplishments, program implementation, research activities, publications, teaching activities, laboratory courses, undergraduate students advised, graduate student involvement, completed theses, international engagement, and scholarly publications.