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Biodiversity, Conservation, Wildlife

British Ecological Society — Training & Travel Grants

The British Ecological Society (BES) makes grants to PhD students and postgraduate research assistants to meet the costs of specialist field training courses and to network and publicise their research at workshops and conferences. Applicants must be members of BES. However, there are no restrictions on nationality or residence of applicants. Grants of up to […]

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Panthera — Grants for Research and Conservation of Wild Cats 2018

Panthera makes grants for research and conservation of the world’s populations of wild cats. The Kaplan Graduate Awards Program supports conservation efforts of biology graduate students working on all wild felids in situ, with a particular focus on threatened species. The Small Cat Action Fund supports in situ conservation and research on many of the […]

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Rainforest Trust — Creating New Protected Areas

The Rainforest Trust partners with local conservation organizations to create new protected areas and expand existing ones for Critically Endangered and Endangered species. The Initiative invites applications for conservation partnerships from nonprofit entities and NGOs for projects in tropical Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Applying organizations may submit proposals for either a land purchase or […]

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Organization for Tropical Studies — Research Fellowship Program 2018

The OTS manages a research fellowship program to support field research in tropical biology and related fields. The program offers three types of awards: pilot awards for exploratory research; thesis research fellowships; and ECTS-GS fellowships. Most awards are restricted to three OTS field stations in Costa Rica. Exceptions are one annual fellowship for research at […]

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Neotropical Grassland Conservancy — Conservation Research and Education in Latin America

The Neotropical Grassland Conservancy (NGC) provides grants and equipment to students and scientists working in grassland habitats in Latin America. Research grants of one year are open to Latin American researchers affiliated with a university, museum, or conservation organization. Additionally, the NGC offers equipment grants for conservation science, and small grants to Latin American graduate […]

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Hike & Cycle – Nature-Saving Scholarship for Students

Hike & Cycle awards Nature-Saving Scholarships to students who raise environmental awareness and support a responsible approach to outdoor activities using their writing skills. For this contest participants are asked to prepare a list of nature-saving rules on one of the following subjects: (1) Responsible Camping; (2) How Hikers Can Make Sure That They Don’t […]

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Inter-Research Science Center — Ecology Prizes 2018

The International Ecology Institute in Germany annually selects top performers worldwide in the field of ecology for the Ecology Institute Prize and the IRPE Prize. The winner of the Ecology Institute Prize will be awarded €6 thousand; the winner of the IRPE Prize will receive €3 thousand. Nominations are invited from research ecologists worldwide. The […]

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International Marine Conservation Congress (5th Edition) — Diversity Travel Grants

The 5th International Marine Conservation Congress and Society for Conservation Biology Marine Section offer Diversity Travel Grants for delegates from developing countries (as defined by the World Bank). The Diversity Travel Grants will help offset some of the costs for qualifying delegates to present at the SCB Marine Section’s 5th International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC5) […]

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National Geographic Society — Species Recovery

The National Geographic Society seeks proposals that “stimulate, promote and support conservation actions for halting biodiversity decline, preventing species’ extinctions, and restoring and conserving intact habitats and ecosystems, both on the ground and in the water”. In partnership with the IUCN SSC, the goal is to halt further biodiversity decline by implementing species conservation plans. […]

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National Geographic Society — Big Cats Conservation

The National Geographic Big Cats Initiative seeks projects benefiting big cat populations and their habitats via field-based and action-oriented programs worldwide. The Big Cats Conservation RFP covers the following species: Lion, Cheetah, Leopard, Tiger, Snow Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Sunda Clouded Leopard, Jaguar, and Puma. Typical proposal requests should be less than $50 thousand, but applicants […]

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