Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research

  • Deadline: Not Available
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: Not Available
  • Award Amount: $5,000
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  • Phone: 800-243-6534 x206
  • Fax: 919-549-0090
  • Email:
  • Address: PO Box 13975 Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

If you are interested in applying for the Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research program, you are supposed to visit their application portal and get acquainted with eligibility and application guidelines.

We are offering you some of the basic things you should have in mind prior to applying for it.

Since 1922, Sigma Xi has offered support to more than 30,000 young researchers through the Grants in Aid of Research (GIAR) Program.

Sigma Xi grants are often the first research support an undergraduate or graduate student may receive and the support is financial, meaning that they can get up to $1,000 if they are studying any areas of the sciences and engineering.

Full Description

The Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research program has been offering valuable educational experiences to young and deserving learners for more than 80 years.

The program awards grants of up to $1,000 and the awarded student can use the funding to pay for travel expenses to and from a research site, or for purchase of non-standard laboratory equipment necessary to complete a specific research project.

Who's eligible?

The award is very attractive, but it is not available to everyone.

Only those who are eligible can apply, and the criteria are that they need to be undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in degree-seeking programs.

Membership in Sigma Xi is not required to apply, but you are encouraged to become a member prior to the grant application deadline.

How to Apply

Now that you determined your eligibility, you should also know how to apply for the award.

You are required to visit the scholarship provider’s website, find the application portal, and  sign in or create an account to get started with the application procedure

You should know how to prepare a successful application prior to entering the application portal.

To get familiar with how to submit your application, you can also watch a recording of Sigma Xi’s Google Hangout, “How to Submit Your Best Grant Application” available on the website.

All application materials including the advisor’s recommendation form must be submitted by the application deadline which might vary each year.

It is important to begin an application and solicit the recommendation form no later than one week before the application deadline.

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