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College-Level Awards and Funding Opportunities

Internal research awards and funding opportunities provided by and for the College of Agricultural Sciences.

Through the generosity of the Giorgi Mushroom Company, the College of Agricultural Sciences is able to announce the availability of $100,000 in support of mushroom research during the 2017/2018 fiscal year.

RAIN is a source of competitive funds for researchers within the College of Agricultural Sciences who are prepared to take the next steps in transitioning technologies generated through their research to commercialization.

The Office of Research and Graduate Education is using the Strategic Networks and Initiatives Program (SNIP) as an overall structure for intramural competitive grants within the College of Agricultural Sciences.

The purpose of this award shall be to recognize, tenure-track faculty, in the College of Agricultural Sciences whose significant accomplishments include exceptional and original agricultural research conducted at Penn State.

The purpose of this award shall be to honor and recognize an untenured, tenure-track faculty member in the College of Agricultural Sciences, whose research involves the social or human sciences, for the best refereed article published in a scholarly journal in the previous two years.

The purpose of these funds are to support research in Viticulture, Enology, or Pomology and to support students studying in these areas.

The purpose of these two endowments shall be to provide supplementary funds to support professional development and programs.

The purpose of this endowment shall be to provide funds to support research and scholarly travel to College of Agricultural Sciences faculty whose research program has experienced a temporary lapse in funding.

The purpose of this endowment shall be to support a College of Agricultural Sciences faculty member in their teaching or extension programs, with the intent that the investment will help the awardee leverage future funding opportunities in any or all of these functional areas, for Animal Science or Food Science.

The purpose of this endowment shall be to support College of Agricultural Sciences faculty in their biotechnology research and teaching programs that give promise of improving upon food crop production and quality while protecting the quality and safety of the environment.

The purpose of this endowment shall be to enrich the College of Agricultural Sciences by providing monies for fruit production research.

This grant opportunity is being offered to support research that relates to animal health and disease research.

The purpose of this award shall be to recognize faculty and staff in the College of Agricultural Sciences who have commercialized technologies generated through Penn State research.

This grant opportunity is being offered to support forestry-related research.