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Western SARE Sabbatical Research and Education Grant

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education

Closed January 11, 2021


Western SARE Sabbatical Grants provide an opportunity for faculty around the world to partner with farmers, ranchers, agricultural professionals, and researchers of the Western U.S. region for conducting research, education, and Extension activities. Projects focused on unexplored topics in underserved communities and understudied geographic locations are of special interest.


Eligible Applicants: Researchers eligible for a Sabbatical Leave who have the support of their home institution (hereafter Home Institution) and who have demonstrated expertise in sustainable agriculture research and education/outreach are eligible to apply for a Western SARE Sabbatical Grant. While applicants for a Western SARE Sabbatical Grant could reside outside the Western region of the United States, including foreign countries, all research and education activities should be conducted within the Western U.S. region.Applications should be done in association with a primary Host Institution located within the Western region, including non-governmental organizations. Having additional collaborating institutions and research sites in the Western U.S. region is allowed.


Funding: Projects may be between 6 months and 1 year in length. Funds to support personnel salary, travel, and supplies, where justified, are allowed. Western SARE Sabbatical grants can request up to $75,000. Sabbatical grants are non-renewable and nonextendable beyond one-year period.


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January 11, 2021


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