The Society makes a limited number of travel and subsistence grants available to ecologists from the Developing World, so that they may attend Society Annual Meetings and Symposia (including those run jointly with other Societies etc) within the UK, and develop robust and productive contact with UK-based specialists in their chosen field of study.
Applicants may apply before registering or submiting a paper or poster for the meeting however a condition of the award will be that funding may be withdrawn if the applicant does not carry out the objectives listed in the application by the deadlines set.
Grants of up to £2,000 are available to fund a visit normally expected to last around 14 days.
Previous award winners are free to re-apply, however this may be taken into consideration by the judging panel.
No applicant may request travel grant support on more than two occasions and the two visits must be separated by a period of at least 18 months
Value of the award: Normally up to £2,000
Applicants for a BES Travel Grant for Ecologists from Developing Countries should:
For more grants information and application, see: BES Travel Grant for Ecologists Website