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BirdsCaribbean Travel Award

Name: BirdsCaribbean Travel Award
Bird-specific?: Yes
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/birdscaribbeanmeeting2015/travel-support
Organization: BirdsCaribbean
Eligible Recipients: Undergraduate Students, Masters Students, Doctoral Students, Postdoctoral , Early Professionals, Established Professionals
Purpose: Meeting Attendance
Location of Research / Travel / Meeting Etc.: Caribbean
Annual Application Deadline(s): May
Description: BirdsCaribbean offers a limited number of travel scholarships to persons that need assistance to attend the meeting.

Priority for travel awards is given to persons who demonstrate that they are:
  • active members of one or more BirdsCaribbean working groups, projects, or otherwise involved in the work of the organization
  • planning to contribute to the meeting (e.g., by presenting a paper or poster, organizing or participating in a workshop or symposia, or by helping with registration, translation of abstracts, etc.)
  • actively involved in conservation on their island
  • expecting to secure or have already secured partial funding from other sources
  • willing to assist BirdsCaribbean by volunteering their time in some way, and willing to seek opportunities to share their experiences at the meeting with their colleagues back at home.