British Ornithologists’ Union (BOU): Inviting applications for ‘BOU Small Research Grants’ to fund scientific studies.

Funding brief:  The British Ornithologists’ Union (BOU) will fund scientific studies with clear aims and objectives (ideally with clearly stated hypotheses) where the methods are clearly explained, robust and appropriate to answering the questions asked within the application.

Applications may be on any aspect of ornithology but the BOU will look especially favorably on areas where there are particular difficulties in funding research from national or local sources.

Research can be undertaken on any bird species. As part of your application, you are required to provide details of the key species your project aims to study.

Applications may be on any aspect of ornithology but the BOU will look especially favorably on areas where there are particular difficulties in funding research from national or local sources.

Donor Name:  British Ornithologists’ Union (BOU)
Funding name:  BOU Small Research Grants

Deadline: 30th, November, 2017

Funding details link: https://www.bou.org.uk/grants-and-bursaries/

Funding limit: Awards of up to £2000 per project aimed at supporting small projects outright and to part-fund medium-sized research programmes. They rarely fund projects were the BOU contribution is only a small percentage of a very large budget, e.g. requests for £2,000 towards a larger project costing say £40,000)

Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.

Project start date: Applications are for awards made in March 2018 for projects commencing after 01 April 2018 and entirely or largely complete by 31 March 2019. Applications for projects running outside this period will not be considered.

Project duration: 1 year

Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility:
● The BOU grant scheme is open to BOU members only.
● The only exception is those from and still residing and working in a developing country (see list) can still apply without being a member.
● Applications are from individuals only, not from organizations
● The applicant must be the principal investigator for the study

Eligible Country:
● The BOU grant scheme is open to BOU members only.
● The only exception is those from and still residing and working in a developing country (see list) can still apply without being a member.
● They welcome applications from both amateurs and professionals from anywhere in the world.

Submission mail: grants@bou.org.uk

Other important link:
● Apply:
New members: https://www.bou.org.uk/join/
Members: https://www.bou.org.uk/grants-and-bursaries/small-research-grant-apply/
● Guideline: https://www.bou.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/grant-application-form-2018.pdf

How to apply:
● Application is by email only. Please email your completed application form to grants@bou.org.uk.

 

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