Student Academic Grants and Awards

National Fellowships

Sigma Xi Research Society’s Grants-in-Aid of Research

Official site: http://www.sigmaxi.org/programs/giar/index.shtml
Final Deadline: March 15, 2014 (March 15 of each year.)
Final Deadline: October 15, 2014 (October 15 of each year.)

Sigma Xi Research Society’s Grants-in-Aid of Research program awards grants of up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering. Designated funds from the National Academy of Sciences allow for grants of up to $5,000 for astronomy research and $2,500 for vision related research. Students use the funding to pay for travel expenses to and from a research site, or for purchase of non-standard laboratory equipment necessary to complete a specific research project.