La Vallée des Singes Conservation Research Grant

Primate Conservation Trust


Grant amount: Approximately €2,500

Next deadline: Apr 1, 2018

Later deadlines: Oct 1, 2018

Applicant type: Nonprofit College / University Individuals

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Africa, Asia, Central America, South America

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

The Primate Conservation Trust is a non-profit organization founded by the French Primate Park "La Vallee Des Singes" to fund conservation programs for wild populations of primates.

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

Eligibility:

  • Any qualified person that studies rare and endangered primates and their conservation in their natural habitat.
  • Grants are made to individuals through colleges, universities and other non-profit organizations.
  • The grants are given for field work.
  • The intent is to provide support for research that can be used to formulate and to implement conservation plans for the species studied.

Preferences:

  • We will give priority to studies that involve, in their natural habitat, little known and (probable) endangered species.
  • Studies on the distribution and taxonomy of endangered primates are urgently needed, and will receive priority.
  • We give priority to studies conducted by citizens from the country in which the primates are found.

Ineligibility:

  • No support for conferences, travel to scientific meetings, salaries, or work for sanctuaries. 
  • No grant monies can be used for administrative costs, institutional overhead, or similar expenses.
    • The applicant's organization will be asked to sign a form affirming this.