Are you a graduate student at the University of Minnesota?

29 Nov

Please note: This RFP is ONLY AVAILABLE to students at the University of Minnesota.

The Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute has released a Request for Proposals for small research grants to fund student research and/or other activities related to broadening interdisciplinary learning in the areas of food, agriculture, and human health. The Institute will award a total of up to $30,000 for individual grants of $2,000-$10,000.

Funds will be distributed through a competitive review process.  The grants to be funded through this program must utilize novel and innovative approaches to answer potentially high impact research questions. The request should seek to establish cross-disciplinary learning and engagement. The funds should be designated for the direct support of research, but they may not be used to support a currently funded faculty-initiated research program.

The deadline for the proposals is Friday, February 7, 2011. Please go to the Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute website at for information about the Institute and the full RFPs. In addition, questions regarding the RFPs can be directed to

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