Lerner-Gray Grants for Marine Research

American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)


Grant amount: US $500 - US $2,500

Deadline: Mar 15, 2018 8:59pm PDT

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher PhD Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within a few years of receiving their PhD

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Overview:

Lerner-Gray Grants for Marine Research: Early career researchers (including doctoral students) proposing to conduct research in systematics, evolution, ecology, zoology or paleontology of marine life and environments are invited to apply to the Lerner-Gray Grants for Marine Research.

Grants are meant to act as seed money for new researchers. Research may be conducted at the AMNH or in the field. The grant is able to be spent from July 1 of the application year until June 30th following the application year.

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

Eligibility:

  • Early career researchers (including doctoral students) proposing to conduct research in systematics, evolution, ecology, zoology or paleontology of marine life and environments are invited to apply to the Lerner-Gray Grants for Marine Research.
  • Please note that you may have tax withholding requirements on this award if you are not a US Citizen and if your work will take place in the USA.
    • If you are a US citizen, there is no tax withholding
    • If you are a foreign national and your work will NOT take place in the USA, there is no tax withholding.
  • Applicants are allowed a maximum of two awardsin different years (not consecutive). 
  • Non US citizens who will conduct research in the US will need to apply for a visa.

Ineligibility:

  • Lerner-Gray awards are not made to support research in botany or biochemistry.