Deadline: 15 July 2016
The Waterbird Society is currently inviting applications for its Nisbet Research Award with an aim to encourage student, professional, or amateur and should focus on those interested in research and conservation on terns and gulls.
Selection is made by a committee based on the applicant’s likelihood of publishing timely and substantial contributions to the literature and/or making a contribution to the conservation of waterbirds.
Awards will be offered in most years – one or more awards in the $1,000 range will be given.
- These awards are open to applicants, professional, amateur, or student, of any age, globally.
- Proposals will be judged on the basis of the described work’s likelihood to contribute significant new information to the published literature regarding the biology, ecology, or conservation biology of wading birds (herons, egrets, storks, ibises, and spoonbills.
- The narrative should provide a rationale and methodology, including why the work is important and likely to produce significant results.
- The budget should include details regarding how the money requested is to be spent, the total cost of the project, and other sources of potential funding already applied for.
- Verification of appropriate permits from relevant government agencies to carry out the work must be provided in advance of any award.
How to Apply
Proposals should be submitted electronically in Word or RTF formats via given website.
For more information, please visit Nisbet Research Award.