Deadline: 15 July 2016
The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is accepting proposals for its Young Researchers Award 2016 to foster innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics by graduate students who are deploying GBIF-enabled data in master’s and doctoral studies.
The programme intends to make two awards of 4000 Euros each.
- Students must apply through and be nominated by a Head of Delegation (HoD) of a GBIF Participant country (mentioned below).
- Graduate students must be enrolled in a masters or doctoral programme at a university to be eligible to submit a research proposal to the GBIF Young Researcher Award programme.
- Applicants must submit maximum of two proposals through the e-mail via given website.
- Proposal Format:
- Project Summary (200 words)
- Project Description (maximum 5 pages, 12 point font)
- Budget (1 page), itemized and justified.
- Curriculum vitae of the student applicant including full contact information at the home institution.
- Supporting documents
- An official letter from the student’s faculty mentor/supervisor certifying that the applicant is a student in good standing in the graduate programme of the university.
- At least one, and no more than three, letters of support from established researchers active in a field that encompasses and incorporates biodiversity informatics (e.g., genetics, species composition and traits, biogeography, ecology, systematics, etc.),
Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Benin, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Guinea, Iceland, Ireland, Kenya, Korea, Republic of, Madagascar, Mauritania, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Tanzania, United Republic of Togo, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Luxembourg, Malawi, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Switzerland.
For more information, please visit Young Researchers Award.