Navjot Sodhi Conservation Research Award for students from developing countries

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Deadline: December 31, 2016.

 

Dear ATBC student members,

We are accepting application to Navjot Sodhi Conservation Research Award for students from developing countries.

 

Overview

In remembrance of the contribution of late Dr. Navjot Sodhi to tropical conservation science, ATBC provides a cash award of 500 USD for a student from a developing country each year. Please submit an application by 31 December as below, and also detailed in the ATBC website (tropicalbiology.org/navjot-sodhi-award).

 

Eligibility

ATBC student members who are nationals of a tropical developing country, conducting research that directly contributes to biodiversity conservation within the tropics. 

 

Application materials

1) A cover-letter as the main body of an e-mail, with name, nationality, current academic status, project title, and project location;

2) A single-page (400-800 words) document as an attachment, describing the research project, accomplishments to date (including any publication from the research), and specifically how the award will be used. (pdf  file attachment);

3) A letter of recommendation by the major academic advisor of the nominee, verifying the eligibility and explaining the significance of the nominee’s academic accomplishment and research potential (pdf file attachment or a separate e-mail directly submitted);

4) A curriculum vitae (pdf attachment).

 

To Apply

Please submit application materials as e-mail to the president of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation – ATBC at president@tropicalbio.org by December 31.

 

Questions? Please write to the president of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation – ATBC at:  president@tropicalbio.org