[MARMAM] Society for Marine Mammalogy Grants in Aid of Research

Douglas Wartzok wartzok at fiu.edu
Mon May 27 19:50:12 PDT 2013

The Society for Marine Mammalogy announces that the annual competition for its Grants in Aid of Research will be open 1 - 30 June 2013. Information and application procedures are available at www.marinemammalscience.org<http://www.marinemammalscience.org> under Awards and Grants.

Please be sure you meet the eligibility criteria before submitting an application. "These awards are for nationals of emerging and developing countries, particularly early career researchers such as students and researchers with less than 5 years post-doctoral experience, who are conducting research in emerging and developing countries." Both parts of the qualification statement must be met: who the applicant is and where the applicant is conducting research.

It is best to prepare the proposal off line and then cut and paste into the online application form. The character and word limits are:

Title: 200 characters

Summary: 100 words

Project description: 3000 words inclusive of:
*  General description of the research to be undertaken
*  Specific research question or hypothesis being addressed
*  Methods to be employed to carry out the project
*  Analytical approach to be used including, where appropriate, the statistical tests to be used
*  Significance to our understanding of the biology and/or conservation of marine mammals
*  Timeline for completion of the project
*  Budget - A detailed one-year, itemized budget identifying and justifying specific requests for equipment, supplies, travel to field site, etc. Not to exceed $1,500 (U.S.)
*  Details of any other funds available to support the project and the proposed uses of such funds
*  Assurance that the work is done in compliance with any relevant marine mammal protection regulations and certification that needed permits have been obtained
*  Literature cited
*  Short résumé or CV

Douglas Wartzok
Chair, Committee of Scientifc Advisors
     Society for Marine Mamamlogy
Provost and Executive Vice President

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