ARAV Research & Conservation Grant

Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians

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Grant amount: US $2,000 - US $3,000

Anticipated deadline: Oct 1, 2019

Applicant type: Individuals

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

The ARAV works to advance programs for preventative medicine, husbandry, and scientific research in the field of veterinary medicine dealing with reptiles and amphibians. Also, they distribute scientific information relating to the field of husbandry, veterinary medicine and surgery of reptiles and amphibians through the Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, the official publication of the Association, and the Annual Conference of the Association.

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

Eligibility:

  • Clinically oriented and/or conservation research projects involving either reptiles and/or amphibians.
  • 2016 ARAV Grant Objectives include: 
    • To advance programs for preventative medicine, husbandry, and scientific research in the field of veterinary medicine dealing with reptiles and amphibians.
    • To promote the conservation and humane treatment of all reptilian and amphibian species through education, captive breeding, and preservation of reptilian and amphibian habitats. 
  • It is expected that the research should be completed in 12-18 months.

Preferences:

  • Clinically oriented proposals will be given priority.
  • Proposals submitted by active ARAV members will be given priority - you can become a member here (membership is not just for veterinarians).

Ineligibility:

  • Indirect costs will not be funded.