This grant supports non-destructive research in the natural sciences, with emphasis on conservation ecology focused on species, communities, ecosystems and ecosystem services, or human ecology in semiarid grassland, savanna, and riparian areas of the Sonoran and Chihuahuan ecoregions; research proposals within the earth sciences are also encouraged.
Applications that propose nondestructive, non-invasive research at and around the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch of the National Audubon Society will be especially welcome.
Amount: $2000 per fellowship, which is considered to cover costs of the study, including room, board, transportation, and minor equipment. Payment will be made directly to successful applicants.
Application deadline has been noted as February 1 in past years. Refer to site for updates.
Eligibility: Undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled at recognized academic institutions.
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