The The Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research (GIAR) is now available. Students from all over the world are invited to apply. Applicants must be majoring in Science, Engineering or Astronomy. The funds are expected to be used 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.
The Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research (GIAR) program has provided undergraduate and graduate students with valuable educational experiences since 1922. By encouraging close working relationships between students and mentors, the program promotes scientific excellence and achievement through hands-on learning.
The 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.
Level and Area of Studies
Bachelor or master degree in Science, Engineering or Astronomy.
Place of Study
The study will be taken at any university around the world.
Eligibility and Criteria
The Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research (GIAR) is open to students from any country who are studying or conducting research in the area of science, engineering and astronomy. The research program provides valuable educational experiences to students.
There is no nationality restriction to apply this Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research (GIAR).
To apply for the Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research (GIAR), please go to the link below to learn guideline of the application instruction. It is important to begin an application and solicit the recommendation form no later than one week before the application deadline.
March 15 and October 1 every year.