ABS: Student Research Grants

Animal Behavior Society

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Grant amount: US $500 - US $2,000

Anticipated deadline: Dec 17, 2020 9:59pm PST

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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The Animal Behavior Society is a non-profit, 501(3)(c) professional organization dedicated to promote and encourage the biological study of animal behavior in the broadest sense, including studies at all levels of organization using both descriptive and experimental methods under natural and controlled conditions. Both research studies and the dissemination of knowledge about animal behavior through publications, educational programs, and activities shall be encouraged.

The Animal Behavior Society offers the ABS Student Research Grants to support graduate student research in fields relevant to animal behavior. 

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


  • Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program and conducting research relevant to the field of animal behavior.
  • Students outside the US are eligible.
  • Individuals may receive only one ABS research grant during their lifetime.
  • Requests for travel money should be based on ordinary out-of-pocket expenses directly related to the research.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Applicants must be active members of the Animal Behavior Society.


  • Research grants may not be used to provide salary supplements, to pay indirect costs (overhead), or to defray tuition fees.