Grant from the BES for ecologists in Africa
|Source||British Ecological Society|
|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.