Research grants are available from the International Foundation for Science for young scientists in developing countries that are researching the sustainable management, use, or conservation of biological or water resources. Applicants should review the eligibility criteria, including the list of eligible countries and topics, before completing the application forms. Awards for applications received before December will be made in July-August 2008.
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation requests the submission of proposals to the Save The Tiger Fund (STF). STF sponsors effective efforts to enable wild tigers to recover and flourish, while empowering local people to live in balance with natural resources and receive tangible benefits from conservation practices whenever possible. More information is available on the STF Web site. Interested applicants should fill out the online pre-proposal application form. The deadline for submission of pre-proposals is Nov. 5, 2007.
The Volvo Adventure Award is now seeking applications for projects for its 2008 program. The program is open to teams of two to five young people aged 13 to 16 years who want to develop action plans to improve their school or community environment. Previous projects have focused on biodiversity, waste, water, energy, and transportation. The best entries will be invited to join an international conference in Sweden; the action plans will also be published and presented to the United Nations Environment Programme. Visit the program Web site for more information. Projects must be received by Jan. 31, 2008.