Updated Jan 18, 2019CLOSED

Ecologists in Africa Grant Program 2019

Offered by British Ecological Society

The British Ecological Society (BES) is inviting applicants for its 2019 Ecologists in Africa Grant Program to carry out innovative ecological research.
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GrantType
CLOSEDMar 20, 2019Deadline
Up to £10,000Amount
18Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 2: Research & Development
Implemented in:
RegionN/A
CountryCape Verde, Comoros, Guinea, Ghana, Gambia, The, Gabon, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, Djibouti, Congo, Republic of the, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Chad, Cameroon, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Botswana, Benin, Angola, Algeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Mauritius, Malawi, Senegal, Rwanda, Nigeria, Namibia, Mozambique, Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, Libya, Liberia, Lesotho, Kenya, Guinea-Bissau, Egypt, Cote d'Ivoire, Central African Republic, Togo, Seychelles, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tunisia, Tanzania, Swaziland, South Sudan, South Africa, Somalia, Sierra Leone and Madagascar
Focus AreasBiodiversity (Environment)
Applicants should:
-be a scientist and a citizen of a country in Africa or its associated islands, that is a ‘low-income economy’ or ‘lower-middle-income economy’ according to the World Bank categorisation
-have at least an MSc or equivalent degree
-be working for a university or research institution in Africa (including field centres, NGOs, museums etc.) that provides basic research facilities
-carry out the research in a country in Africa or its associated islands

Other Requirements

Planned Usage of FundsThe grant can be used to pay for basic tools needed to conduct the research project, travel and in some cases part of the applicant’s salary. It cannot be used for tuition fees.
OtherThis grant cannot be used to support research degrees; however, researchers who have already been registered at a research institute or university for at least six months by the application deadline for the grant, can apply for funding for research that goes towards a degree. Applicants in these circumstances need to indicate that they have already gone some way to starting their research and that the money will not go towards course fees or personal salary.

Application Directions

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