E. Alexander Bergstrom Memorial Research Award - Latin America

Association of Field Ornithologists


Grant amount: Up to US $1,500

Deadline: Jul 15, 2018

Applicant type: Unaffiliated Researcher Undergraduate Student 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: Caribbean, Central America, South America

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Overview:

E. Alexander Bergstrom (1919-1973) was Vice-President of the Northeastern Bird-Banding Association (now the Association of Field Ornithologists) and the Editor of Bird-Banding (now the Journal of Field Ornithology) for 21 years. These awards honor his memory and dedication to bird research. The purpose of the award is to promote field studies of birds by helping to support a specific research or analysis project.

Latin American applications may be submitted in English, Spanish, or Portuguese.

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

Eligibility:

  • The applicant and/or their primary research supervisor must be a member of the Association of Field Ornithologists prior to the application deadline.  
  • Latin American awards are restricted to individuals based at Latin American institutions:
    • Non-professionals, undergraduates, Masters and Ph.D. candidates are all eligible for the Latin American competition.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. The applicant and/or their primary research supervisor must be a member of the Association of Field Ornithologists prior to the application deadline.

Preferences:

  • In judging among proposals of equal quality, special consideration will be given to those that:
    • focus on avian life history,
    • use data collected all or in part by non-professionals and/or
    • employ banding or other marking techniques.

Ineligibility:

  • Individuals from Latin America that are studying or working at a U.S. or Canadian institution are eligible for U.S./Canada awards only.