Robert H. Wittaker Awards: The Whittaker Travel Award

Ecological Society of America

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Grant amount: Up to US $1,200

Anticipated deadline: Nov 7, 2020 2:00pm PST

Applicant type: Individuals

Funding uses: Conference, Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Angola; Argentina Show all

Location of citizenship: Micronesia; Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Angola Show all

Must travel to: United States

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About this funder:



The Awards Committee of the Ecological Society of America solicits and encourages nominations from members of ESA for each of the award listed. ESA especially encourages nominations of candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.

The Whittaker Travel Award specifically recognizes an outstanding ecologist in a developing country. They can be at any career stage. The Whittaker Travel Award provides funds for travel to the United States for research or to attend the ESA meeting, covering expenses up to $1200.

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


  • The award is open to ecologists at any career stage.
  • The Whittaker Award recognizes an outstanding ecologist in a developing country.
  • Unless otherwise stated, nominees may be of any nationality or place of residence.


  • Priority is given to ESA members.


  • The applicant cannot be a U.S. citizen.
  • The applicant cannot reside in the United States.