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HSA Research Grants

Grant to a USA Professional, Student, or
Individual for Research Related to Herbs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Herb Society of America (HSA)

Deadline Date:

03/31/21

Description:

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Grant of $5,000 to a USA professional, student, or individual for research related to herbs. Previously funded projects have focused on lavender, monarda, saffron, herb use in migrant and ethnic communities, and herb growth on green roofs. Funding is intended for research of the horticultural, scientific, and/or social use of herbs throughout history.

Research must define an herb as historically useful for flavoring, medicine, ornament, economic, industrial, or cosmetic purposes. This grant is intended to support small, self-contained research projects over a short period of time. One paper about the project results must be submitted for use in an HSA publication. 

Allowable costs include:

  • Compensation for investigators
  • Professional and technical assistance
  • Research supplies and materials
  • Costs of computer time

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159652

Estimated Size of Grant:

Total grant amount is $5,000.

Term of Contract:

Projects should take place over a short period of time.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants may be students, professionals, or individuals. Grant recipients will be required to sign a Grant Acceptance Form prior to the award of a grant. Only U.S. residents may apply.

This grant is not intended for indirect costs such as:
- Equipment including but not limited to computer, laboratory or office equipment
- Tuition, textbooks, or conference attendance
- Private garden development
- Travel to and/or from research site(s)

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due March 31, 2021. Award winner(s) will be announced May 1, 2021.

Past Research Grant Recipients: https://www.herbsociety.org/explore/grants-scholarships/hsa-grants-scholarships-recipients.html

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online: https://www.herbsociety.org/explore/grants-scholarships/application-for-the-hsa-research-grant.html

Laura Lee Martin: director@herbsociety.org

The Herb Society of America, Inc.
9019 Kirtland Chardon Rd.
Kirtland, OH 44094

Phone: 440.256.0514
Fax: 440.256.0541
Email: herbs@herbsociety.org

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