Edward D. and Sally M. Futch Graduate Fellowship

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Grant amount: Up to US $7,000

Anticipated deadline: Nov 15, 2020 2:30pm PST

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Fellowship

Location of project: North America

Location of residency: North America

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About this funder:



The purpose of the Edward D. and Sally M. Futch Graduate Fellowship is to assist in the development of talented young professionals who are dedicated to furthering the conservation of wetlands and wetland wildlife, while also advancing scientific understanding of the biology of waterfowl and wetlands in North America.

Subject matter for the student's research can deal with any aspect of waterfowl or wetland biology that promises to advance conservation.

Fellowships will be awarded based upon:

  • the qualifications of the applicant;
  • the scientific soundness of the student's research proposal;
  • originality and creativity in study design;
  • expected contributions of the research to furthering waterfowl conservation;
  • and the achievability of the work.

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


  • This competition is open to graduate students enrolled at any North American University.