Grant for Ecological Research

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The British Ecological Society (BES) is inviting African Ecologists to submit applications for grant funding towards innovative ecological research. The grant is designed to provide ecologists with support to develop their skills, experience and knowledge base as well as making connections with ecologists in other parts of the world (developed world).

The BES recognises that ecologists in Africa face unique challenges in carrying out ecological research and this grant is available to assist in bridging the gaps in areas of ecological science excluding research focused solely on agriculture, forestry and bioprospecting. The proposed project could be part of an existing programme but the application should be for a clearly defined piece of research driven to look beyond academia. Research projects must be completed within 18 months and the grant can be used to pay for basic tools needed to conduct the research project, travel and in some cases part of the applicant’s salary. It cannot be used for tuition fees.

The deadline for applications is the Friday 11 September 2015. For more information, please visit the Ecologists in Africa website.  

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