Wilson Ornithological Society: Research Grants

Wilson Ornithological Society

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Grant amount: US $1,500

Anticipated deadline: Feb 15, 2021 9:00pm PST

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher Faculty Unaffiliated Researcher Masters Student

Funding uses: Conference, Research, General Operating Expense

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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The Wilson Ornithological Society, founded in 1888, is a world-wide organization of more than 2000 people who share a curiosity about birds. Named in honor of Alexander Wilson, the Father of American Ornithology, the Society publishes a quarterly journal of ornithology, The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, and holds annual meetings.

Wilson Ornithological Society Research Grants:  Up to four awards of $1500 are given annually, for work in any area of ornithology. Two of these awards will be limited to research by Masters students.

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


  • Applicants may be a citizen of any country.    
  • Applicants may be of any age.    
  • Generally, any avian research is eligible, conducted anywhere in the world.    
  • Grant monies are expected to be used for equipment, supplies, travel, and living expenses.
  • Stipends that cover only basic living expenses are allowed.    
  • Individuals are limited to one award per degree program or project.    
  • Applicants may apply for more than one award.

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


  • Salaries for applicant and field assistants should not be included.