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Office for Research and Graduate Education

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Graduate Student Investigators

CFAES Research & Graduate Education Internal Grants Graduate Program

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  • Provide graduate students with an opportunity to gain experience with research methods in food, agriculture, environmental sciences, human ecology and related social sciences.
  • Introduce graduate students to the grant-writing and peer-review processes.
  • Stimulate faculty-graduate student collaborations and mentoring of graduate students by CFAES faculty.

To be eligible for this program, students must:

  • Be enrolled throughout the duration of the project as a graduate student in one of the following colleges at Ohio State: CFAES, Education and Human Ecology or Veterinary Medicine.
  • Have a primary faculty advisor with a CFAES appointment.
  • Be in good academic standing, have at least nine months left in their program and not plan to graduate prior to December 2022.
  • Students are eligible to receive only one grant every three years.

Proposals for FY 2022 are due Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

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Interested in learning more about the CFAES Office for Research & Graduate Education Internal Grants Program (IGP) for graduate and undergraduate students? These sessions will introduce you to the different student programs, eligibility requirements, submission portal, and application and review processes. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions.

Tuesday, November 9 from 10:30-11:30 AM – Register Now
Wednesday, November 10 from 1:00-2:00 PM – Register Now
Monday, November 15 from 10:30-11:30 AM – Register Now