Deadline- 31st Dec 2012
Countries/Region- All Countries
Bat Conservation International Invites students from around the world for research Scholarship Program which supports exceptionally talented students in research initiatives that will contribute new knowledge essential to conserving bats and the ecosystems they serve. Individual awards range from $1,000 to $5,000. They hope these funds provide opportunities for matching grants from other conservation organizations, government agencies and private foundations, and that BCI’s support will grow in future years.
Suggestions for Applicants-
All BCI scholarship recipients must be conducting research that specifically addresses at least one of BCI specified areas of need by:
- answering ecological or behavioral questions essential to conservation or management
- resolving an economic problem which will further conservation tolerance
- documenting key ecological or economic roles of bats
- educating people who are directly relevant to conservation success.
- Students enrolled in any college or university worldwide are eligible to apply. Students who have applied in previous years to BCI’s Student Research Scholarship Program are eligible to reapply each subsequent year, whether they received a previous BCI grant or not. Non-students are not eligible.
- All proposals to the Student Research Scholarship Program must be prepared by the applicant. While BCI will fund research that is part of a larger project, the student must personally research and develop the proposal.
How to Apply?
- Apply online through website.
- The proposal, budget and student curriculum vitae should be included with the application. Templates for the proposal and budget documents can be found on “Step 6” in the application form. All submitted materials must be in English. Applications will not be accepted via mail. Only online and electronic applications will be accepted.
- Research Proposal
- Summary of Progress
- References Cited
- Biographical Sketch of Applicant
- Letters of Support
Awards will be made according to the order of rankings provided by review team members. Due to the competitive nature of these awards, any project ranked below average in any area will be disqualified unless reviewers suggest an easily made remedy that the applicant agrees to follow.
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