The Frances M. Peacock Scholarship for Native Bird Habitat

Garden Club of America


Grant amount: US $4,500

Anticipated deadline: Jan 15, 2019

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship, Research

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

The Frances M. Peacock Scholarship for Native Bird Habitat provides financial aid to study areas in the United States that provide seasonal habitat for threatened or endangered native birds and to tend useful information for land-management decisions.

The Francis M. Peacock Scholarship for Native Bird Habitat provides financial aid to a college senior or graduate student to study areas in the United States that provide winter or summer habitat for our threatened or endangered native birds. The award is given by the Garden Club of America and is administered by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. 

Provides financial aid to at least one scholar for $4500 annually. In special instances because of two unusually fine candidates or two candidates working on one project, the award may be divided between two candidates.

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

Eligibility:

  • Open to college seniors and graduate students only (second-semester juniors may apply for their senior year).
  • Only one GCA scholarship, fellowship or award may be applied for annually.
  • The Peacock Scholarship is for one year only and may not be renewed for multi-year projects. 
  • Funds from the Peacock Scholarship can be used at the discretion of the awardee; for fees, expenses, or even tuition provided they are directly related to the project at hand.

Ineligibility:

  • Policy is not to pay overhead, whether stated as overhead or as indirect cost.