CIAS offers mini-grants to support graduate student summer research

The Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) invites UW-Madison graduate students to apply for the CIAS summer mini-grant program, made possible through a generous donation from the Single Step Foundation. These awards provide up to $2,000 for graduate student summer research in areas related to CIAS’s work: organic agriculture, local and regional food systems, and the Wisconsin Integrated Cropping Systems Trial.

The deadline for applications is April 11, 2016.

For more information about requirements and to apply, visit Additional questions can be directed to Cris Carusi:, 608-262-8018.

Summer 2015 mini-grant award recipients include 21 CALS students from agricultural and applied economics, agronomy, community and environmental sociology, entomology, horticulture, landscape ecology, life sciences communication and soil science.