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BES Ecologists in Africa Grant

Name: BES Ecologists in Africa Grant
Bird-specific?: No
Website: http://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/grants-awards/ecologists-in-africa/
Organization: British Ecological Society
Award Amount: Up to £8,000 plus up to £2,000 for travel
Eligible Recipients: Doctoral Students, Postdoctoral , Early Professionals, Established Professionals
Purpose: Research, Meeting Attendance, Organization Membership
Location of Research / Travel / Meeting Etc.: Africa
Annual Application Deadline(s): September
Description: This grant provides support for ecologists in Africa to carry out innovative ecological research. The BES recognises that ecologists in Africa face unique challenges in carrying out ecological research and this grant is designed to provide them with support to develop their skills, experience and knowledge base as well as making connections with ecologists in the developed world.

Applicants must:
  • be a scientist and a citizen 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 (including field centres, NGOs, museums etc.) that provides basic research facilities
  • carry out the research in a country in Africa or its associated islands.