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Most Viewed Awards, Grants, Prizes & Scholarships
Research, Conservation/Management | Idea Wild
Research | American Ornithological Society
Research, Conservation/Management | American Eagle Foundation
Research | Wilson Ornithological Society
Conservation/Management, Organizational Capacity Building | The Darwin Initiative
Research, Conservation/Management | Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Conservation/Management | Georgia Ornithological Society
Research | British Ornithologists' Union
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Yesterday, 07:45 AMClub 300 Grant up to $5000 for endangered species research http://ornithologyex...b-300-grant-r42 E. Alexander Bergstrom Memorial Research...
- MCED Award Ecological Modeling
Jun 20 2017 07:54 AMWe would like to draw your attention to the MCED award for ecological modeling, which is now announced for the seventh time: ...
- NSF BIO shuts down Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants funding
Jun 06 2017 10:36 AMThis news and analysis are provided by the Ornithological Council, a consortium supported by 11 ornithological societies. Join or renew your m...
- CrowdFunding for Young Scientists
Sep 29 2014 02:12 PMHi Everyone,As many of us know, funding right now is dismal for research. Inspired by a blog on the NYtimes website (http://green.blogs.n...ng/?ref...
- NSF blog post on funding rates
Jul 15 2014 12:37 PMDEB Numbers: Where do the various official funding rate numbers come from and why are they different from what your PO tells you? http:...
- NSF blog post on DDIGs
Jul 10 2014 07:59 AMThis blog was recently posted on the NSF's website: DEB Numbers: DDIGing Down into Dissertation Data http://nsfdeb.wordpr...sert...