American Philosophical Society
Title:  Lewis and Clark Fund
Purpose:  To "encourage exploratory field studies"
Constraints:  Open to graduate students and post-docs.
Amount:  $5,000
Deadline:  March 15
Contact:  Linda Museum, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, Pa.  lmusumeci@amphilsoc.org
American Society of Plant Taxonomists
Title:  Graduate Research Grants
Purpose:  To support graduate research in environmental sciences
Constraints:  Must be a member of ASPT
Amount:  $1,000 per year
Deadline:  March 4
Contact:  K.A. Kron, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, kronka@wfu.edu
Botanical Society of America
Title: J.S. Karling Award
Purpose:  To support graduate research
Constraints:  Student and advisor must be BSA members
Amount:  $500
Deadline:  Nominations by March 1
Contact:  David M. Spooner USDA Horticulture, University of Wisconsin, Madison, dspooner@facstaff.wisc.edu
New England Botanical Club
Title:  Graduate Student Research Award
Purpose:  To support research on the flora of New England
Constraints:  Must tie in with New England somehow.
Amount:  $1,000
Deadline:  March 1
Contact:  Julie Richburg, Dept. Natural Resources, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, richburg@forwild.umass.edu
Sigma Xi
Title:  Grants in Aid of Research
Purpose:  To cover travel expenses or non-standard equipment
Constraints:  Membership in Sigma Xi
Amount:  $1,000
Deadline:  October 15, March 15
Contact:  Sue Ann Miller, Sigma Xi,
Florida Native Plant Society
Title:  FNPS Endowment Research Grant
Purpose:  To fund research on plants native to Florida
Constraints:  None, but preference given to FNPS members
Amount:  $2,500
Deadline:  First Friday in March
Contact:, P.O. Box 278 Melbourne, FL 32902, Phone (321) 271-6702, Fax (815) 361-9166
Society of Systematic Biologists
Title:  Awards for Graduate Student Research
Purpose:  The purpose of these awards is to assist students in the initiation of systematics projects and in the collection of preliminary data to pursue additional sources of support.
Constraints:  SSB members, and applicants must be within their first two years of their graduate studies
Amount:  $1,200 - $2,000
Deadline:  March 31