GRIFFIN, Georgia – The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SSARE) program has released the 2019 Call for Proposals for Graduate Student Grants.

Southern SARE Graduate Student Grants are very competitive. To be considered for funding, proposals must demonstrate a direct relationship between the approach and methods used and the project’s relevance to sustainable agriculture.

Proposal submission deadline is May 3, 2019 at 5 p.m. EST.  Download the Call for Proposals and carefully read the proposal application instructions. All of the guidelines, program goals, review criteria, and the submission process to apply for a Southern SARE Graduate Student Grant can be found within the Call for Proposals.

Research projects that fully address issues of sustainable agriculture of current and potential importance to the Southern region are eligible for submission. Maximum funds awarded for projects are $16,500 for up to two years’ work on the student’s project.  Grant awards are announced in late August.


Check our blog for other grant opportunities.