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IAPT Grants

The IAPT provides competitive grants for research on the taxonomy, systematics and nomenclature of plants, algae and fungi. Applications are particularly welcome from students and young investigators in developing countries, but the grants are open to applicants world-wide.


Research Grants

Small Collections Grants

From October 2019, IAPT will provide competitive grants for the improvement and/or maintenance of botanical collections (herbaria) of algae, fungi, and or plants.


IAPT Biodiversity Challenge 2022

The IAPT Biodiversity Challenge seeks to catalyze interdisciplinary research and promote small herbarium collections (< 100,000 specimens) that enhance our understanding of biodiversity. It also seeks to encourage revisionary systematics and innovative research based firmly on botanical collections. The IAPT Biodiversity Challenge welcomes proposals that focus on groups of organisms that are understudied, or for which taxonomic expertise is limited or vanishing and that include the exploration of poorly collected or threatened areas.

A flyer is available for sharing with your networks.


This year, the IAPT will provide grants to support student and postdoc attendance to the XX International Botanical Congress, to be held in Madrid between 21-27 July 2024.

IBC Travel Support for students & postdocs

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