Number of Grants: Two

Nature of Grant: The Jatayu Research grant will support masters’ students who are undertaking research as partial fulfillment of their degree. This will primarily cover literature review, field expenses, communications and printing costs. Expenses for participation in trainings/conferences, equipment purchase will not be supported. Besides direct funding, a team of experts from BCN (and international) will be on hand for technical backstopping of your research work. Scholarship winners will also be invited to relevant trainings organized by BCN and its partner organizations.

Who Can Apply?
All Nepalese Masters level students studying second year at Nepalese universities who are undertaking their research as partial fulfillment of their degree.

Preference will be given to students conducting research on vulture biology and their habitat, however, students working on other topics (exploratory research of new vulture sites, parasites of vultures, threats to vultures, ecotourism, socio-economics & sustainability of vulture safe zones etc.) are also welcomed.

What do you need to submit?
You need to submit a brief bio data and a short proposal (maximum 4 pages, Times New Roman font size 12 and normal page margins). Proposal should include background, objectives, methodology, budget and work plan of intended project. Plagiarism in proposal will lead to automatic disqualification.

Where to apply?
Bird Conservation Nepal
PO BOX 12465, Lazimpat, Kathmandu
Email: bcn@birdlifenepal.org;

Application Deadline: 10 August 2017