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Grants and Bursaries

BOU Career Development Bursary

IMPORTANT
The BOU bursary scheme is open to BOU ECR members only. The only exception is those from and still residing and working in a developing country (see list) can still apply without being a member.
 
Members – apply for your bursary here

Deadline for applications for 2020 awards: 31 October 2019.

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

These aim to support short-term research positions for young (or early career) ornithologists, between a first and higher degree programme or immediately after completion of a higher degree.

Successful grant proposals will combine the applicant’s development of skills that will be useful for their future career in ornithology with sound science.

Awards up to £2,500 are available.

Guidelines (PDF).

Download 2020 guidelines and application form.
Closing date 31 October 2019.

See previous awards here.
 
 
World map grant locations
 
The BOU has a long history of supporting ornithological projects around the world with grants, and in recent years, bursaries. Here are the localities benefiting from BOU support since 1972.
 
Image | Lab technician © Elfego Cuevas Domínguez
 

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