Grants

ASM is deeply committed to training future generations of mammalogists. This includes offering multiple sources of financial support to students, postdoctoral scholars, and early career investigators engaged in research on mammals. It also includes travel funds to promote student presentations at the Society’s annual meeting. Below is a list of funding opportunities available to ASM members at these stages of their careers. More information regarding each award can be obtained by clicking on the name of the award.

Graduate student research:

These awards provide funding for student research projects and applications for each of these awards are due 1 March and applications should be submitted online here

Applications for the AGSRF are due 15 February and should be emailed directly to Dr. Jacob R. Goheen (jgoheen@uwyo.edu).

For all awards, more information regarding eligibility requirements and application procedures are available by clicking on the name for each fund. Students are eligible for a lifetime total of 2 GIAR, LAFRA, and Patton Awards in any combination (1 GIAR, 1 Patton; 2 GIARs). 

Graduate student fellowships:

These awards recognize students with sustained records of outstanding research productivity as well as substantial engagement in ASM. As a result, although there is no formal requirement regarding the career stage of applicants, these fellowships are typically given to students who are nearing the completion of their graduate degrees. Applications for these fellowships are due 1 May and should be submitted online here. More detailed information regarding each fellowship is available by clicking on the name of the award.

Additional graduate student opportunities:

These awards support several different aspects of graduate training, including presentation of research results at ASM’s annual meeting and exposure to the interface between biological science and public policy. Details regarding these awards, including eligibility requirements and application procedures, are available by clicking on the name of each funding opportunities.

Undergraduate funding opportunities:

Interest in mammalogy often begins before graduate school. Many burgeoning mammalogists engage in high quality research during their undergraduate careers. Accordingly, ASM is pleased to offer the following funding opportunity specifically for undergraduates:

Details regarding these awards, including eligibility requirements and application procedures, are available by clicking on the link for each of these funding opportunities.

Postdoctoral and early career opportunities:

The transition from student to early career scientist can be challenging. ASM endeavors to help individuals at this professional stage by offering the following funding opportunities:

Details regarding these awards, including eligibility requirements and application procedures, are available by clicking on the link for each of these funding opportunities.