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    Kitsap Audubon Society is currently offering a scholarship to residents of Kitsap County who have successfully completed at least one academic year of study, leading to a 4-year degree in Environmental Studies, Forestry, Marine or Wildlife Biology, or related fields. Selection will be based on: quality of application responses, academic history, letters of recommendation, and evidence of interest in their chosen field through related projects and activities.
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    Kitsap Audubon Society

    Kitsap Audubon is dedicated to environmental education, nature study, the preservation of wildlife and habitat, and the enjoyment and appreciation of our natural areas. To that end, we partner with other community organizations that share our goals.
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    SCO Early Career Research Award

    Society of Canadian Ornithologists’ Early Career Research Award The Early Career Researcher Award honours fledgling ornithologists - in academia, industry, non-government or government agencies – that show strong potential for future leadership in Canadian ornithology. The award will be presented to the recipient at the Society’s annual meeting where they will be invited to give a 30 minute keynote address, and travel to the meeting will be subsidized. The recipient will also be asked to provide a synopsis of their work to appear as a multi-page colour feature in the Society’s Picoides newsletter. NOMINATION Candidates can be nominated by themselves, former/current supervisors, colleagues and/or peers. A nomination letter should include a short statement (max 1000 words) describing the nominee’s accomplishments to date. To be eligible, the candidate must have received their PhD from or currently working at a Canadian institution. The researcher should have obtained her or his PhD no more than five years prior to the SCO meeting where the award is to be given, or be at a similar career stage if pursuing a career in ornithology without a PhD. Periods where the researcher has not been active due to parental or personal leave would be excluded from the five years. Deadline for submission of nominations is 2 February 2018. Nominations should be sent, by email, to: Tony Gaston, Chair – Early Career Research Award Committee E-mail: Tony Gaston
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    Birds SA

    Birds SA was established in 1899 to pursue the following aims: To promote the conservation of Australian birds and their habitats. To encourage interest in, and develop knowledge of the birds of South Australia. To record the results of research in regard to all aspects of bird life. To maintain a public fund called the “Birds SA Conservation Fund” for the specific purpose of supporting the Association’s environmental objectives.
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    Georg Forster Research Fellowship

    Please send us your application, if you are a researcher with above average qualifications in a developing or transition country (see list of countries), if you intend to carry out long-term research of your own choice (6 to 24 months) at a research institution in Germany together with an academic host you have chosen yourself, if your research outline includes aspects that are important for the continued development of your country or region of origin and if you want to contribute to the exchange of knowledge and methods between Germany and your country of origin. We offer you a monthly fellowship of €2,650 for postdoctoral researchers (doctorate completed within the last four years) or €3,150 for experienced researchers (doctorate completed within the last 12 years), a flexible starting date and - for experienced researchers - the option of splitting the fellowship up into a maximum of three stays, individual mentoring during the sponsorship period, intensive German language course for fellows and their marital partners prior to the fellowship, additional financial support for accompanying family members and items like travel expenses and comprehensive alumni sponsorship once the research stay has come to an end, such as a Return Fellowship or further stays in Germany. Currently, up to 75 Georg Forster Research Fellowships can be granted annually.
  6. Submit an application if you are a researcher from abroad with above average qualifications, completed your doctorate less than twelve years ago, already have your own research profile and are working at least at the level of Assistant Professor or Junior Research Group Leader or have a record of several years of independent academic work. A Humboldt Research Fellowship for experienced researchers allows you to carry out long-term research (6-18 months) in Germany. Applicants choose their own topic of research and their academic host. The fellowship is flexible and can be divided up into as many as three stays within three years. Scientists and scholars of all nationalities and disciplines may apply to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation online at any time.
  7. Submit an application if you are a researcher from abroad with above average qualifications, at the beginning of your academic career and onlycompleted your doctorate in the last four years. A Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers allows you to carry out long-term research (6-24 months) in Germany. Applicants choose their own topic of research and their academic host. Scientists and scholars of all nationalities and disciplines may apply to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation online at any time. The Humboldt Foundation grants approximately 400 - 500 Humboldt Research Fellowships for postdoctoral researchers annually. Short-term study visits, participation in congresses and training courses cannot be financed.
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    Alexander von Humbolt Foundation

    We promote academic cooperation between excellent scientists and scholars from abroad and from Germany. Our research fellowships and research awards allow you to come to Germany to work on a research project you have chosen yourself together with a host and collaborative partner. If you are a scientist or scholar from Germany you can profit from our support and carry out a research project abroad as a guest of one of more than 29,000 Humboldt Foundation alumni worldwide - the Humboldtians. As an intermediary organisation for German foreign cultural and educational policy we promote international cultural dialogue and academic exchange.
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    eLife Early Career Travel Grant

    eLife supports early-career researchers by helping ensure they receive exposure and recognition for their work , especially among leading scientists in their field. In this spirit, we are pleased to offer a travel grant programme whereby the early-stage researcher on an eLife paper may be funded to present their work at a meeting of their choice. This programme is now in its third year. So far, we have supported 28 researchers from across the life sciences to travel to scientific meetings, get exposure, start new collaborations and gain recognition for their research. Read more about last year’s winners in our earlier blog post. “Open annotations. The current annotation count on this page is0.Once again, we encourage postdoctoral and independent scientists with up to five years of active research experience, and who have authored or co-authored a research paper published (or accepted for publication) at eLife, to apply online. Please review the updated terms and conditions before applying. Application deadlines are on midnight of March 1, June 3 and September 2. You can apply for funding of up to $1,000 to support your costs of travelling to and participating in a conference. Applicants who have had an abstract of high scientific merit already accepted for an oral presentation at their chosen meeting will be treated with priority. We especially welcome applications from researchers requiring international travel to their meeting of choice.
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    eLife is a non-profit organisation inspired by research funders and led by scientists. Our mission is to help scientists accelerate discovery by operating a platform for research communication that encourages and recognises the most responsible behaviours in science. eLife publishes work of the highest scientific standards and importance in all areas of the life and biomedical sciences. The research is selected and evaluated by working scientists and is made freely available to all readers without delay. eLife also invests in innovation through open-source tool development to accelerate research communication and discovery. Our work is guided by the communities we serve. eLife was founded in 2011 by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Max Planck Society and the Wellcome Trust. These organisations continue to provide financial and strategic support, and were joined by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation for 2018. Publication fees were introduced in 2017 to cover some of eLife's core publishing costs. Annual reports and financial statements are openly available.
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    ASAB Research Grant

    Research Grants of up to £7500 support (i) promising pilot research projects that are at too early a stage to attract funding from larger funding agencies such as the UK Research Councils, and (ii) small-scale projects, that, although worthwhile, are unlikely to attract funding from alternative sources. Grants may be made to allow the applicant to travel to conduct collaborative research, or to bring a collaborator to the applicant's institution for the same purpose. Applicants must be members of ASAB. Please note that membership must be held for a minimum of 1 year prior to applying for funds (if in doubt, details of membership can be obtained from the Membership Secretary). The fund is open to all applicants who have a PhD, regardless of age and experience, although in the event of competition for funds preference may be given to applicants early in their career and first-time applicants. Retrospective applications will not be considered. Grants will not be awarded to postgraduate students in order to fund work to be submitted for their degree.
  12. The Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB) is an academic society WHAT WE DO We own Animal Behaviour, the leading international scientific journal in its field. We promote the study of animal behaviour by holding conferences and funding research. We care about animals and our Ethical Committee promotes the ethical treatment and conservation of animals. We encourage the teaching of animal behaviour in schools through our Education Committee.
  13. Washington Crossing Audubon Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the enjoyment and protection of birds, wildlife, and the environment through education, research, and conservation.
  14. Since 1970, the North Cascades Audubon Society has represented the interests and importance of wildlife, habitat and the environment in Whatcom County. Through scientific research, environmental education, stewardship and advocacy, NCAS provides a variety of services and opportunities for members and the public to engage with the natural world.
  15. Dear Colleagues, As Editor-in-Chief of the open-access journal Diversity, I am pleased to announce that the journal is sponsoring two 2019 travel awards for excellence in any field of diversity. The travel award will be given to PhD Students or Postdoctoral Fellows and each consists of 500 CHF toward attending a conference in 2019. We are currently accepting nominations and applications for this award. Please send your application by 30 November 2018. The winner will be announced on the Diversity website by 15 January 2019. Please find additional details here. Please do not hesitate to let us know if you have any questions. We look forward to receiving your nominations and applications. Prof. Dr. Michael Wink Editor-in-Chief, Diversity Institute of Pharmacy & Molecular Biotechnology Heidelberg University Im Neuenheimer Feld 364, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany Diversity (ISSN 1424-2818; http://www.mdpi.com/journal/diversity) is a journal published by MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. Diversity maintains rigorous peer-review and a rapid publication process. All articles are published with a CC BY 4.0 license. For more information on the CC BY license, please see:creativecommons.org