The 2015 Ceres Trust Grad Student grants are now open for application. Detailed information can be found at cerestrust.org.
Up to 10 one-year grants of up to $10,000 each will be made to support organic research by full-time graduate students (Masters and Ph.D.) enrolled at accredited colleges and universities in the North Central Region. The 12 states in the region are Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Successful applicants will be eligible to apply and compete for a second year of funding.
Application Process and Proposal Format
Applicants may either fill out the application online or complete the application as a word document and upload, but should not do both. Applicants must abide by character counts as stated in the application. Characters include all letters, spaces and punctuation. Font must all be 12 pt. All requested attachments must be correctly uploaded in order for the applications to be considered. In addition to the online application, all applicants should also send four paper copies of their complete application to:
Ceres Trust, PMB 125
479 Mankato Avenue
Winona, MN 55987
Applications may be submitted as early as January 15, 2015. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2015.