Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The David S. Lee Fund for Conservation is seeking applications from the Scientists/naturalists for its “Conservation of Caribbean Birds Grant Program” for protecting wildlife.
The fund will support direct, innovative conservation work in the Caribbean Region for birds and their habitats. The fund will be managed by BirdsCaribbean and used for annual small grants.
David S. Lee was a pioneering naturalist and conservation biologist who helped get BirdsCaribbean started nearly 30 years ago, and inspired many naturalists with his work and his writing.
$3,000 is budgeted for several grants up to $1,000 each from the David S. Lee Fund.
Scientists/naturalists working in the Caribbean, in conservation organizations or academic programs, may apply.
Applicants should be students or early career ornithologists, conservationists, or wildlife professionals (i.e., not established faculty or senior staff of a conservation organization, less than 7 years post-graduation).
A student must be enrolled in accredited Masters or PhD program in ecology, biology, conservation, or related field to be eligible.
Applicants must be paid or sponsored members of BirdsCaribbean at the time of application.
How to Apply
Proposals may be submitted in English, French, or Spanish. All should have an English version of the abstract.
Applications should be emailed as a Microsoft Word document.
The application should include a cover page, proposal, and curriculum vitae for the applicant.
Separately, by email, three individuals who can attest to your effectiveness in previous work should submit letters of recommendation.
Applications must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.
Eligible Countries: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas The, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands, US Virgin Islands.
For more information, please visit The David S. Lee Fund.