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Research Grants

Application (grant round 2022/23)

Applications for IAPT's Research Grants should be made using the form below. Please ensure you have reviewed the Grant Conditions before beginning your application.


All fields are required unless otherwise specified. Note that you will not be able to save this form before submitting it, and once submitted you will not be able to edit it. Consider writing the application text in a Word or other document, then cutting and pasting to this form to submit. A Word document template with relevant headings to help you prepare your application can be downloaded here.

The closing date for applications is 28 February 2023.


Your name


Your email address


Highest academic degree completed


Year this degree obtained


Your institution


Your employment status


Your postal address



Are you currently a member of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy?


Your project title (200 characters max.)

Summary of your project in 50 words (600 characters max.)


Project study organism/s (please tick as many as apply)

Please complete this budget template (Excel format) with details of the estimated costs of your proposal. Convert the completed budget to a PDF file and upload at the prompt below.

Budget total


The figure provided here must be to the nearest whole dollar and must match the total in the budget document attached below.


Please provide citations for up to four of your publications that are relevant to this application.


Publication 1


Publication 2


Publication 3


Publication 4


Please enter the contact details for the two people who have provided letters of support for your application. (Copies of letters are to be uploaded as PDF files below.)


Name of first referee


email address of first referee


Name of second referee


email address of second referee


Please upload the five required attachments as PDF files here. Please include your surname/family name as the first part of all file names (e.g. "Engler-CV2022.pdf"), as this will help us match them to your application.

Upload your CV (3 pages max.)
Upload your project outline (3 pages max.)
Upload your budget from provided template
Upload your first letter of support
Upload your second letter of support

If your proposal is selected for funding, information about your grant may be announced on the IAPT website and social media.

How did you first hear about the Research Grants?

Important: Review these points before clicking Submit


1. Carefully double-check your application before submitting it. You will not be able to edit it after you hit the Submit button.


2. Click the Submit button once, then wait while the documents are uploaded (the upload buttons will sequentially change from grey to white).

3. Do not navigate off the page in your browser until you see a success message.

4. If you see a message below indicating that the form cannot be submitted, please review all fields. Usually this will be because a required field has not been filled or has incorrect content. Problem fields will be highlighted in red. Fix the problem, then click Submit again.

We will send you an email confirming receipt of your application once it has been checked for completeness.

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