Research Grant Applications Open Until February 1

We are now accepting applications for all four categories of research grant offered by the WOS! Please note that the maximum award amount for each category has doubled for this application cycle. The four categories are as follows:

  • Louis Agassiz Fuertes Grants: Available to all ornithologists, although graduate students and young professionals are preferred. Any avian research is eligible. Up to two awards of $5000 are given annually.
  • George A. Hall / Harold F. Mayfield Grant: Limited to independent researchers without access to funds and facilities available at colleges, universities, or governmental agencies, and is restricted to non-professionals, including high school students. Any kind of avian research is eligible. Up to one $2000 award is given.
  • Wilson Ornithological Society Research Grants: Up to four awards of $3000 given annually for work in any area of ornithology. Two of these awards will be limited to research by Masters students.
  • Paul A. Stewart Grants: Preference is given to proposals for studies of bird movements (based on banding, radio or satellite telemetry, or similar methods) or an emphasis on economic ornithology. Up to four awards of $2000 are given annually.

See full details and application instructions here. We look forward to receiving your proposals!

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The Wilson Ornithological Society (WOS) is an international scientific society comprising community members who share a curiosity about birds. The WOS produces the quarterly Wilson Journal of Ornithology as the latest iteration of scientific journal publication supported by the Society since 1888. The WOS is committed to providing mentorship to both professional and amateur ornithologists through sponsorship of research, teaching, and conservation. Find us on, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@WilsonOrnithSoc).

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