Funding brief: As part of the Global Trees Campaign and the Conservation Leadership Programme, Fauna & Flora International is offering student grants to help meet the costs of Masters level research addressing questions relevant to the in situ conservation of threatened tree species. They invite applications for a maximum grant of up to £1,000 towards the costs of fieldwork for MSc research projects. Successful applicants will also be able to access expertise through the Conservation Leadership Programme and its alumni network – a platform that supports career development and promotes knowledge and experience sharing between 2,500 conservation leaders based in approximately 100 countries.
Donor Name: Fauna & Flora International and Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI)
Funding name: The Global Trees Campaign (Student Grants)
Deadline: Sunday, 28th, January 2018 at 23.59 GMT
Funding limit: A maximum grant of up to £1,000 towards the costs of fieldwork for MSc research projects.
Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.
Project start date: Not found
Project duration: Not found
Eligible organization: As below
● Research should relate to in situ conservation of a threatened tree species in a non-OECD country.
● The project must address a research question linked to the in situ conservation of a tree species categorized as globally threatened, ideally on the IUCN Red List. Other species not evaluated on the IUCN Red List (but which are likely to be globally threatened: http://www.iucnredlist.org/) will also be considered. Priority will be given to the most highly threatened species (for example Critically Endangered or Endangered).
● Applicants must be a master’s degree student enrolled on a university course in conservation or a relevant subject. The research undertaken with this grant should contribute to the fulfilment of the course.
● All applications should relate to studies that will be completed before March 2020.
● All research should be affiliated with an in-country partner, who should be involved in either supervision or implementation of the project work. Grants do not support:
● Field work within OECD countries* (a list of the countries that are not eligible can be found here: http://www.oecd.org/about/membersandpartners/list-oecd-member-countries.htm). Please contact us if you are unsure of your eligibility.
● Field work or expeditions organized and run by agents.
● BSc or PhD level research projects.
● Tuition fees or costs that would normally be met by the university/college.
● Administration costs from the student’s university or in-country partner.
Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)
Submission mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other important link:
● About: http://globaltrees.org/about-global-trees-campaign/
● Form: http://globaltrees.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/GTC-Student-Grant_ApplicationForm-Final-2017-18.docx
● Guideline: http://globaltrees.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/GTC-Student-Grant_Call-for-Proposals-Final-2017-18.pdf
How to apply: Completed applications should be submitted to email@example.com.
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