MAWDC Grants and Scholarships

The Mycological Association of Washington DC and beyond (MAWDC) is excited to announce a grants and scholarships program to encourage interest in mycology.  Three types of awards are available: 1) A scholarship to support attendance at our annual foray at Sequanota, PA, 2) Undergraduate/graduate research support and 3) Mushroom grow kits and educational support for area K-12 educators. 

Sequanota Foray Scholarship

Application deadline: August 1st

This scholarship provides up to two scholarships to cover registration and lodging for the annual Sequanota foray.  Any student 18 years or older in the DMV is eligible.  Winning applicants will be asked to provide a short reflection on the experience to share at a MAWDC monthly meeting or submit as an article to the Sporophore.

How to apply: MAWDC Sequanota Scholarship Application.pdf

Undergraduate/Graduate Research Support

Application deadline: October 31st

This award provides up to $1500 towards supplies, equipment and/or travel for undergraduate or graduate research projects focused on mycology.  Priority is given to projects with a focus on mid-Atlantic mycology.  Recipients are requested to provide a short presentation for the MAWDC monthly meeting and a report to MAWDC.

How to apply: MAWDC Research Support Application.pdf

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