Deadline: 3 March 2015
Applications open for GBIF Young Researchers Award 2015 for graduates. The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) award aims to foster innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics by graduate students.
Two awards of €4,000 each to one master’s student and one doctoral student will be awarded.
- 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.
- Students must apply through and be nominated by a Head of Delegation (HoD) of a GBIF Participant country namely Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Iceland, Ireland, Kenya, Korea, Madagascar, Mauritania, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa , Spain , Sweden, Tanzania, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay. For the complete list please visit GBIF Participant Countries.
- Project Summary (200 words)
- Project Description (maximum 5 pages, 12 point font) that describes
- Budget (1 page), itemized and justified. NOTE: budgetary items are restricted to academic fees, essential equipment, supplies (e.g. hardware, software) and travel; salary support is not permitted.
- Curriculum vitae of the student applicant including full contact information at the home institution.
- Supporting documents
A maximum of two proposals may be submitted to the GBIF Secretariat by the Head of Delegation of any GBIF Voting or Associate Participant country.
Heads of Delegations must ensure that their submissions include the elements according to the format. The proposals should be mailed to the email address given on the website.
For more information, please visit: GBIF.