The Herb Society of America, Inc. (HSA) offers annual research grants to students, professionals, and individuals engaged in research on the horticultural, scientific, and/or social applications or use of herbs throughout history, based on the HSA definition of a herb. The defining characteristic for herbs is their usefulness, past or present, including their value for flavoring, medicine, ornament, economic, industrial, or cosmetic purposes.
Allowable costs include:
-Compensation for investigators
-Professional and technical assistance
-Research supplies and materials
-Costs of computer time
Non-allowable costs include:
-Purchase or maintenance of durable equipment including but not limited to computer, laboratory or office equipment
-Expenses related to tuition, textbooks, or conference attendance
-Private garden development
-Travel to and/or from research site(s)
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.