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Biodiversity, Conservation, Wildlife

Whitley Fund for Nature — Whitley Awards 2018

The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) offers the Whitley Awards to outstanding biodiversity conservation leaders in developing countries around the world. The awards are both an international prize and a form of project funding, currently £40 thousand over one year. The program is open to applicants from grassroots conservation NGOs incorporated in developing countries that […]

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British Ornithologists’ Union — Grants and Bursaries 2018

The BOU invites amateurs and professionals to apply for its Small Ornithological Research Grants. Research grants are up to £2 thousand to support small projects outright, or to partly fund medium-sized programs. The BOU also offers Career Development Bursaries to support short-term research positions of young and early-career ornithologists in any country. The period to […]

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Garden Club of America – Awards in Tropical Botany and Horticulture

The GCA offers several grants, prizes, and fellowships for students enrolled at universities in the USA, including some awards that have a tropical focus. The GCA Awards in Tropical Botany are open to PhD candidates (application deadline is 15 January). The Anne Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany is open to PhD students and recent PhD […]

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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Conserving the Guinean Forests of West Africa

CEPF invites letters of inquiry for small grants (up to US$50 thousand) in support of conservation in the Guinean forests of West Africa.  Grants can be made to community groups and associations; NGOs; private enterprises; universities; research institutes; and other civil society organizations. The eligible countries are Benin, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, […]

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Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Tropical Biology — Research Proposals 2018-2019

The Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Tropical Biology (SEAMEO BIOTROP) welcomes research proposals in support of its program “Forging Ahead with Tropical Biology for Environmental and Societal Transformations in Southeast Asia.” The focal areas are restoration of degraded ecosystems; sustainable management of intensively-used ecosystems and landscapes; and conservation and sustainable use of unique ecosystems and […]

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British Ecological Society — Grants for Ecologists in Africa

The BES makes grants for ecologists in Africa to carry out innovative ecological research. Applicants must be scientists and citizens of a country in Africa or its associated islands; have at least an MSc or equivalent degree; be working for a university or research institution in Africa that provides basic research facilities; and carry out […]

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Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles — Roger Conant Grants in Herpetology

The SSAR annually makes 12 grants of US$500 each for herpetological research, education, and conservation. Applications are submitted by individuals. Some grant categories are restricted to SSAR members and students, while others are open to everyone. The application period is 15 September through 15 December each year. Link

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UNESCO — Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Preservation 2017

The UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Preservation recognizes outstanding contributions by individuals, groups of individuals, institutes, or organizations in the management or preservation of the environment. This refers to contributions in environmental and natural resources research; environmental education and training; environmental awareness; and activities to establish and manage protected areas such as biosphere reserves […]

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Panthera — Kaplan Graduate Awards

Panthera makes grants for research and conservation of the world’s populations of wild cats. The Kaplan Graduate Awards help develop the next generation of wild cat biologists. The program supports outstanding young biology graduate students working on the conservation of wild felids in situ. Panthera welcomes applications for projects on all wild cat species in […]

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Taronga Conservation Society — Conservation Field Grants

The Taronga Conservation Society (Australia), associated with the Taronga zoos, calls for conservation field projects of 12-24 months for the cycle 2018-2019. Priority is for projects that demonstrate measurable conservation outcomes in the field; that consider the implications of climate change effects on the success of the project; and that meet other criteria specified in […]

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