Deadline: 4 July 2016
The National Geographic Society is currently accepting applications for its Air and Water Conservation Fund with an aim to support the field research of Chinese scientists who are exploring innovative solutions to water and air quality issues.
Funding will be given to on-the-ground projects in China at the cutting edge of research, technology, and conservation that require seed capital, including those that investigate risky or unproven approaches. Priority will be given to projects with potential for being replicable and scalable for a global audience.
- The average grant size is $20,000.
- Funds are to be used primarily for direct field expenses, and applications seeking support solely for laboratory work will not be considered.
- The National Geographic Air and Water Conservation Fund is open only to resident citizens of mainland China, for fieldwork in China.
- Applicants are not required to hold advanced degrees, but must demonstrate a significant level of relevant expertise and experience and maintain legitimate institutional affiliation.
How to Apply
- Applying for a Young Explorers Grant is a two-step process:
- First, applicants must submit a pre-application form online.
- If the pre-application is approved, you will be given access to the full application form.
- English and Chinese pre-applications are accepted.
Eligible Country: China
For more information, please visit Air and Water Conservation Fund.