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News Grant from the BES for ecologists in Africa

Source British Ecological Society
Release date 25/02/2019
Contributor Lucie Ongena
Geographical coverage Africa
Keywords grant, British Ecological Society, ecologist

In 2019, the British Ecological Society (BES) will provide grants up to £8,000, to encourage ecologists in Africa to carry out innovative ecological research. The applications are now open, with a deadline of March 20th 2019. A second grant round will open in mid-July of this year.

To be eligible, you 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.


For more information about the grant, visit the BES website.