Jeffrey P. LaFage Graduate Student Research Award

Scholarship Description

The purpose of this grant is to encourage research by graduate students in the field of the biology and control of termites or other insect pests of the urban environment.  This grant is to be awarded to a graduate student who proposes innovative research to advance or contribute significantly to the knowledge of the biology or control of pests in the urban environment, especially termites or other wood-destroying organisms.  This grant may be used for salaries, equipment, supplies, or travel to initiate, accelerate, augment, or expand a research project.  The grant may be renewed.  The applicant must be a candidate for a master’s or doctoral degree at an accredited university.  The grant is open to students throughout the world.  Priority will be given to proposals demonstrating a creative and realistic approach to the fields of interest.  The recipient is encouraged to present the research results at an ESA meeting and is required to acknowledge the grant awards in any publications from these funds.

Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad,


Num Awards: 1

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 2000

Deadline: 2018-07-01


Sponsoring Organization Entomological Society of America
10001 Derekwood Lane, Suite 100
Lanham, MD 20706-4876

Contact Person: Education Committee

Phone: 301-731-4535

Fax: 301-731-4538