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Small Collections Grants

Application (grant round 2024)

Applications for IAPT's Small Collections Grants should be made using the form below. All fields are required.


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 template Word document with relevant headings to help you prepare your application can be downloaded here.

Applications close on 30 March 2024. Applications received after this date will not be accepted without prior authorization.


Your name


Your email address


Your institution


Your country


Your herbarium's Index Herbariorum code

What do you plan to do for your collection?


Your project title (150 characters max.)


Your project objective/s (600 characters max.)


How do you plan to meet these objective/s? (1500 characters max.)


Your timetable (1200 characters max.)

Please complete this budget template (Excel format) with details of the estimated costs of your proposal. Save the completed budget as a PDF file and upload it 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 upload your CV, completed budget form, and proposal as PDF files here. Please use meaningful file names that include your surname/family name at the beginning (e.g. "Engler-CV2024.pdf", "Engler-SCG-budget-2024.pdf"), as this will help us match them to your application.

Upload your CV (3 pages max.)
Upload your budget in provided template


Name of first referee


email address of first referee


Name of second referee


email address of second referee

You must be a current member of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy and if this 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 Small Collections 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 change from grey to white).

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

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

We will send you an email confirming receipt of your application.

An error occurred. Please check all fields above and ensure they have been completed correctly before trying to submit the form again.

Upload your proposal outline
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