CIAS mini-grants support graduate student research in sustainable agriculture

The UW-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) invites graduate student applications for the summer mini-grant program. These awards will provide up to $2,000 for graduate student research aligned with the work of CIAS ( This year, CIAS is particularly interested in proposals on: organic agriculture, local and regional food systems, and perennial agriculture. Undergraduate research is not eligible for funding through this program. Grant-funded work must be completed by Aug. 30, 2017.

The deadline for applications is March 17, 2017.

For more information about requirements and to apply, visit Additional questions can be directed to Cris Carusi:, 608-262-8018 or Michelle Miller:, 608-262-7135.