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American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation
Research Grant Programs
https://www.acvs.org/foundation/research-grants
Currently supports three different grant programs: (1) Surgeon-in-Training Grants (2) Diplomate Clinical Research Grants (3) Minimally Invasive Surgery Grants (in conjunction with Ethicon Endo Surgery)
(Last checked 06/04/18)

American Jersey Cattle Association/AJCC Research Foundation/US Jersey
Scholarships
https://www.usjersey.com/Portals/0/AJCA/2_Docs/Youth/Jersey-Youth-Programs.pdf
(Last checked 06/04/18)

American Kennel Club
Canine Health Foundation Research Grants
http://www.akcchf.org/research/application-process/
Applications are sought from researchers from a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to, veterinary researchers, geneticists, and molecular biological scientists. Collaborative projects involving investigators from a variety of disciplines and/or institutions, including human health researchers, are encouraged to apply. Requests for proposals (RFPs) are categorized by Research Program Area and grants must be submitted in response to specific RFPs. Links to grant applications can be found within these RFPs.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

American Veterinary Medical Association
Congressional Fellowship Program
https://www.avma.org/Advocacy/getinvolved/Pages/AVMA-Fellowship-Program.aspx
(Last checked 06/04/18)

American Veterinary Medical Foundation
AVMF Veterinary Scholarship Program
http://www.avmf.org/whatwedo/avmf-veterinary-scholarship-program/
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation awards scholarships to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year students attending accredited colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States. Students are encouraged to consider both traditional and non-traditional careers as they move forward in their education to understand the many options that the veterinary profession offers....One applicant is also selected to receive a $2,500 scholarship from the Winn Feline Foundation. This award will be given to a 3rd or 4th year veterinary student who demonstrates a keen interest in cats. Emphasis is placed on those students who are involved in or volunteer for activities that benefit the health and welfare of cats, such as research, shelter work, cat clubs, and other community service programs. GPA and financial need are also considered for this special scholarship....The World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association (WAVMA) will be awarding scholarships to veterinary students interested in exploring the possibility of a career in veterinary medicine. Funding from these awards can be used to attend workshops or educational symposiums related to aquatic veterinary medicine. All applicants are eligible to apply for these awards.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

American Veterinary Medical Foundation
Student Scholarships
http://www.avmf.org/programs/student-scholarships/
(Last checked 06/04/18)

American Veterinary Medical Foundation / Veterinary Pharmacology Research Foundation
Research Grant RFPs
http://AVMF.org
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) and the Veterinary Pharmacology Research Foundation (VPRF)) are non-profit organizations that have partnered to fund research grants with a focus on veterinary pharmacology. This funding will support research into new or currently approved medications for combating diseases and conditions of companion and food animals as well as projects that ensure the safety of food products from treated livestock. Clinicians and scientists with an interest in veterinary pharmacology are eligible to serve as Principal Investigators. Two types of grants will be awarded if there is adequate quality of submissions:
(1) Veterinary Pharmacology proposals for up to $30,000
(2) Veterinary Pharmacokinetic proposals for up to $15,000
Applications will be accepted July 15 - September 15, 2017. For additional information please contact Cheri Kowal, Senior Manager of Programs and Operations, 847-285-6691 or CKowal@AVMA.org
(Last checked 06/04/18)

Animal Behavior Society Grants and Awards
http://www.animalbehaviorsociety.org/web/awards.php
The Animal Behavior Society manages several different type of grants and awards including (1) Meeting related awards (i.e. Allee, Founders, and Genesis), (2) Student related (i.e. the Student 1st time research awards, the George W. Barlow award, the E. O. Wilson Conservation award, the Amy R. Samuels Cetacean Behavior award.), (3) Developing Nations award, (4) Travel related grants and awards and (5) Career awards (Distinguished Animal Behaviorist, Exempler award, Quest award, Exceptional Service award and the Young Investigator Award). All application deadlines will be announced via our society calendar and on the front page of our website.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

BIRDNET : Grants, Awards, and Prizes in Ornithology
http://www.nmnh.si.edu/BIRDNET/grants/index.html
(Last checked 06/04/18)

Geraldine Dodge Foundation, see Dodge Foundation

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation
http://www.grayson-jockeyclub.org/
Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation has allocated $825,873 to underwrite 20 research projects at 12 universities in 2005, including several to Michigan State University.
(Last revised 06/04/18)

(Hal and Jean) Glassen Memorial Foundation
http://www.dnr.state.mi.us/publications/pdfs/huntingwildlifehabitat/Landowners_Guide/Introduction/Glassen.htm
The Hall & Jean Glassen Memorial Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organization. The Foundation was established in 1992 to receive and administer funds for these charitable and educational purposes:
(1) To encourage firearms shooting skills competition.
(2) To promote the lawful use and possession of firearms.
(3) To help fund game bird and animal research studies by schools of natural resources.
(4) To support research of animal diseases affecting dogs and cats.
(5) To provide for the welfare of animals through the American Humane Society or other organizations that are not anti-hunting.
The Foundation provides financial assistance in the form of grants, scholarships, match funds and other support to 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organizations whose mission statements are supportive of these objectives.
Also listed under Lansing Area and Michigan Grant Makers.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

Horses and Humans Foundation
http://www.horsesandhumans.org/
The Horses and Humans Foundation exists to facilitate universal understanding and appreciation of the significant influence of horses on humans. The primary goal is to support, promote and fund scientific research that explores the claimed, yet unsubstantiated benefits of Equine Assisted Activities, leading to the discovery of the most effective methods and techniques for conducting thousands of existing and future programs. The secondary goal is to educate the public (including parents, donors, insurance companies and physicians) on research findings so that Equine Assisted Activities programs become more accessible to those in need.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER)
Graduate Fellowship Program
http://www.IFER.org
Accepts pre-proposals from January 1 through March 15. IFER supports the development and implementation of scientifically valid alternatives that replace the use of animals in research, product testing, and classroom education. Students enrolled in Master's and Ph.D. programs are eligible for consideration or a faculty member may apply on behalf of a student to be named later. For more information, contact: IFER@navs.org, or visit our website at www.IFER.org, or call: 312-427-6025
(Last checked 06/04/18)

Johns Hopkins University
Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing
Grants Program
http://caat.jhsph.edu/programs/grants/
Every year since CAAT was founded in 1981, we have provided funding to research that shows promise for providing new and better methods for risk assessment. Today, the Research Grants Program remains a high priority at CAAT and the centerpiece of our efforts to promote the development and use of alternative methods. To date CAAT has funded nearly 300 grants for a total of about $5.5 million. CAAT currently is funding seven research projects.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

Michigan State University
College of Veterinary Medicine
Office of Research Facilitation
http://cvm.msu.edu/research/research-and-graduate-studies/research-facilitation
Lists recent funding opportunities and other resources.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program (Christine)
http://www.nationalacademies.org/policyfellows
A program designed to engage graduate science, engineering, medical, veterinary, business, and law students in the analysis and creation of science and technology policy and to familiarize them with the interactions of science, technology, and government. As a result, students develop essential skills different from those attained in academia and make the transition from being a graduate student to a professional.
Listed under Grants for Individuals -- political science/public policy, sciences
(Last checked 06/04/18)

Morris Animal Foundation
Research Grants
https://www.morrisanimalfoundation.org/grants
Current funding initiatives include (1) canine cancer campaign and (2) equine consortium for genetic research.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

National Dairy Shrine Scholarships
http://www.dairyshrine.org
The National Dairy Shrine offers scholarships to college students with an interest in dairy, with awards totaling over $30,000/year.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

National Pork Board
http://www.pork.org/
The National Pork Board (NPB) regularly solicits research proposals dealing with Animal Science and Environment.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

Primate Conservation Incorporated
http://www.primate.org/
A nonprofit foundation founded to fund field research supporting conservation programs for wild populations of primates. Funding priority will be given to projects that study, in their natural habitat, the least known and most endangered species. The intent is to provide support for original research that can be used to formulate and to implement conservation plans for the species studied. The Organization will award seed monies or provide matching grants for graduate students, qualified conservationists and primatologist to study rare and endangered primates and their conservation in their natural habitat. Additional information can be found on the Web site.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

Saul T. Wilson, Jr. Internship/Scholarship Program
http://www.aphis.usda.gov/publications/animal_health/2013/fs_wilson_internship.pdf
Provides up to $5,000 per year in assistance to undergraduate students and $10,000 per year to grad students pursuing a career in public veterinary health. this scholarship includes paid employment during school breaks and the possibility of employment upon graduation with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

Scholarships, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Awards : Health Professions
http://scholarships.fatomei.com/medicine.html
Covers medicine, dentistry, ophthalmology, optometry, pharmacology, public health, nursing, veterinary science. A compilation of resources by Francisco Alberto Tomei Torres, Ph.D.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

Sheep Heritage Foundation Memorial Scholarship
https://www.developingcareer.com/sheep-heritage-foundation-memorial-scholarship/?ak=1
Student Application Deadline: May 31
Available for a graduate student who is involved in sheep and/or wool research in such areas as animal science, agriculture economics or veterinary medicine. The award amount of the scholarship is $3,000.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

U.S. Poultry and Egg Association
http://www.uspoultry.org/
The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association's industry research grants program encompasses all segments of broiler, turkey, and commercial egg operations. Approximately $3 million is currently invested in ongoing research.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

Waterbird Society Research Grants
https://waterbirds.org/research-grants/
The Waterbird Society peridoically awards grants for research in the science and conservation of waterbirds. These grants were established from funds provided by the generosity of two former Presidents of the Waterbrid Society. The Waterbird Society is very grateful to receive the funds and encourage others to consider financially supporting the Society.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

Winn Feline Foundation
Grant Awards
http://www.winnfelinefoundation.org/grants/grant-awards
The Winn Feline Foundation is a nonprofit that funds research into medical problems affecting cats. Dedicated funds are available for research into feline infectious peritonitis and hypertrophic cariomyopathy, but other studies applicable to all cats are encouraged. Applicants may be faculty veterinarians, post-doctoral fellows, practicing veterinarians or veterinary students. The maximum grant amount is $25,000.
(Last checked 06/04/18)


Databases

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online (Main Library Access Only)
http://gtionline.fdncenter.org/ipl.php
Find information about 10,000 foundation profiles at your fingertips, including foundation and public charity programs that have funded individual grantseekers for everything from scholarship opportunities to research needs. Updated weekly.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

GrantSelect
http://ezproxy.msu.edu:2047/login?url=http://www.grantselect.com/access
An extensive online grants database owned and operated by Schoolhouse Partners, and it contains more than 16,000 funding opportunities provided by more than 5,100 unique sponsoring organizations. Also provides a selection of funding news.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

MSU Scholarships
https://msu.academicworks.com/
Michigan State University has hundreds of scholarship opportunities available. Opportunities can be a combination of general scholarships (open to all students) and departmental scholarships (restricted to students within a specific major or field of study). Scholarships may be recommended to you at different times throughout the year as applications become available, so we suggest visiting MSU Scholarships often. Please keep in mind this section lists scholarships available regardless if you are eligible or not. Please note that some scholarships utilize an "Auto-Match" feature which will not require you to apply directly for the scholarship to be considered eligible. These scholarships will be indicated by the word "None" in the Action column. For scholarships for which you need to apply, please make a note of the deadline, as late submissions will not be accepted. Admitted students who have paid their deposit and currently enrolled students: Sign in using your MSU NetID and password to begin the scholarship application process. Once logged in, the system will automatically direct you to required applications.
(Last checked 06/04/18)

Cornell University
Graduate School Fellowships Database
http://www.gradschool.cornell.edu/fellowships
(Last checked 06/04/18)

FastWeb
http://www.fastweb.com/.
If you have access to the world wide web and are willing to fill in the online forms, this service promises a free customized list of financial aid sources. FastWeb is actually a searchable database of more than 400,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans from more than 3,000 sources for all levels of higher education. First-time visitors have to register (first and last name and a user ID), then complete a profile, including background and fields of study. Registrants then receive a list of all currently relevant funding sources. The registration information is stored and can be used on subsequent visits. The entire sign-up process, and delivery of available funding sources, can be a bit tedious: about five to twenty minutes, depending on the connection speed. Approximately 500 new scholarships are added to the database daily, so registrants can stay current. Provided courtesy of Financial Aid Information Page and Student Services, Inc. created by Mark Kantrowitz and sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
(Last checked 06/04/18)


Books

The books mentioned on this page are available for public use in the Michigan State University Libraries. If you are unable to visit our library, consider visiting a Foundation Center Funding Information Network Partner in your home state or a local public library in your home town. If the books are not available there, ask about interlibrary loan or visit a local bookstore to find out whether they can be purchased.

Money for Graduate Students in the Biological Sciences. El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial. Funding Center (1 East) LB2337.2 .M653
Lists fellowships, grants, and awards set aside specifically for graduate students interested in working on a master's, professional, or doctoral degree in: Agronomy, Animal sciences, Botany, Entomology, Environmental sciences, Horticulture, Marine sciences, Veterinary sciences, Zoology, and related fields. Programs listed have to offer at least $1,000 per year to each recipient (and many go way beyond that, awarding full tuition or $30,000+ to graduate students annually), knowing that not one dollar of that will need to be repaid (provided, of course, that stated requirements are met)!

Annual Register of Grant Support
Wilmette, Ill. : National Register Publishing Co., annual. Funding Center (1 East) LB2336 .A7
Includes information on programs sponsored by government agencies, public and private foundations, educational and professional associations, special interest organizations and corporations. Covers a broad range of interests including academic and scientific research, publication support, equipment and construction support, in-service training, competitions and prizes, and travel and exchange programs. Organized by broad subject areas with four indexes: subject, organization and program, geographic and personnel.

Directory of Research Grants
Phoenix, Ariz. : The Oryx Press, annual. Funding Center (1 East) LB2338 .D5
An annual print version of the Grants Database. Contains information about grants and fellowships available for research projects from federal and state governments, private foundations, professional organizations, and corporations. List grants programs by specific funding areas; indexed by sponsoring organization and grant name.

Foundation Grants to Individuals
New York, N.Y. : Foundation Center, biennial. Funding Center (1 East) LB2336 .F6
The most comprehensive listing available of private foundations which provide financial assistance to individuals. The foundations described have made grants to students, artists, scholars, foreign individuals, minorities, musicians, scientists and writers for scholarships, fellowships, student loans, internships, residencies, arts and cultural projects, medical and emergency assistance, residencies and travel programs.

The Grants Register
New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, annual. Funding Center (1 East) LB2338 .G7
The complete guide to postgraduate funding worldwide.

 

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