AAV Research Grants

Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV)


Grant amount: Up to US $10,000

Next anticipated deadline: Feb 1, 2019 (Pre proposal)

Later anticipated deadlines: May 1, 2019 (Full proposal)

Applicant type: Research Scientist Faculty Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

AAV Mission Statement


The Association of Avian Veterinarians is an international professional organization of practitioners advancing and promoting avian medicine, stewardship, and conservation through education of its members, the veterinary community and those they serve.


AAV Companion Bird Health Research Fund

Pre-proposals for research projects addressing clinical aspects of companion bird health, are now being accepted for consideration for funding by the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV). Areas of interest include but are not limited to diagnostic testing, disease treatment, drug pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, and practice management. Grants are limited to $10,000.00 US for individual projects.

 AAV Wild Bird Health Research Fund

Pre-proposals for research projects addressing wild bird health are now being accepted for consideration for funding by the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV). Projects of interest include but are not limited to epidemiology of disease in wild populations, ecotoxicology, diagnostic testing and treatment of wild birds, and conservation medicine. Grants are limited to $5,000.00 US for individual projects.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • The full project, or portion of the project for which funding is requested, must be completed within one (1) calendar year upon acceptance.
  • All prospective research studies funded by the AAV must receive full approval by the facility’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) or equivalent research review entity.
    If IACUC (or equivalent) approval is pending at the time of full proposal submission to the AAV, proof of subsequent complete approval must be made available to the AAV before funds can be released for the research project.
  • For pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies, drugs under investigation must be fully approved for use in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • For prospective live bird research studies involving anesthesia or invasive surgery or surgery that causes a permanent change in the animal, a doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM or equivalent) must be listed as the principal investigator or co-investigator.

Ineligibility:

  • Costs such as travel expenses, publication costs, investigator or assistant salaries, major equipment purchases, and overhead shall not be funded by the AAV.
  • No more than three (3) pre-proposals may be submitted per researcher.