Research Funding Programs

The following funding programs are available to help with travel costs, equipment, technology, labor and other resources necessary to make your research a success.

External Grant Mentor Program

The purpose is to provide funds for an outside expert to assist in the development of a grant proposal. Any tenure or tenure-track faculty member with an AAES appointment is eligible for this program. The proposal must be an extramural proposal designated for AAES Division 3 research. The award is dependent on the size and complexity of the application with a standard award of $500. Applications accepted any time.

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Multistate Travel Grant Program

The Multistate Travel Grant Program provides funding for travel to multistate project meetings. All tenure-track or tenured faculty members who are official participants of an approved multistate project are eligible. The dollar limit for the Multistate Travel Grant Program is $750 per request. Requests can be made at any time during the year.

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AAES Research Support Program

The AAES Research Support Program is designed to strengthen the research capacity and capability of the AAES. These awards are intended to help fund excellent research programs and develop emerging new research endeavors.

Funding Areas for this program are Equipment Support and Grants on the Edge.

AAES Research Support Program RFA 2017

Production Agriculture Research Funding Program

The purpose of this Production Agriculture Research (PAR) funding program is to provide funds to conduct research that address critical needs relevant to Alabama agriculture.

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