H. Branch Howe Graduate Student Research Grant

Georgia Ornithological Society

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Grant amount: Up to US $15,000

Anticipated deadline: Dec 31, 2019

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: Georgia (US state)

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The Georgia Ornithological Society's (GOS) mission is to encourage the scientific study of birds by gathering and disseminating information on Georgia bird life. GOS actively promotes bird conservation by encouraging the preservation of habitats that are vital to the survival of resident and migratory birds. The GOS also gives scholarships, produces scientific publications, and provides fellowship among those interested in nature.

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


  • The applicants, during the grant period, must be enrolled graduate students in the State of Georgia.
  • The research must be primarily ornithological and must be conducted under faculty direction.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member.


  • Preference will be given:
    • First to research performed in Georgia
    • Second to that performed in the U.S. outside Georgia
    • Third to that performed in the Americas outside the U.S., especially when involving species moving between North and South America
    • Then to that performed in other parts of the world.


  • Application for grantee's salary, tuition, university overhead, or indirect costs will not be granted.
  • GOS will not award money from both of its graduate student grant sources (i.e., Howe and Terrell) to an individual applicant within the same calendar year.