- October 10, 2018
- Posted by: Study Help
- Category: International Students, Student Competitions
The Bat Conservation Trust (known as BCT) is a registered charity, pleased to announce the Kate Barlow Award. This award is open to postgraduate students anywhere in the world conducting research which has a direct relevance for bat conservation.
The aim of this award is to encourage the next generation of bat researchers by a substantive contribution towards the research costs of postgraduate students undertaking research that will benefit bat conservation.
Who May Eligible:
To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:
- The Kate Barlow Award is open to postgraduate students anywhere in the world
- Conducting research which has a direct relevance for bat conservation.
How to Apply & Competition Rules:
To participate, the applicants must download the application form and Email to Dr. Katherine Boughey at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: ‘Kate Barlow Award’.
- The proposed project must be part of a Masters or Ph.D. program and the student must be registered at an academic institution.
- The project must be a minimum of 4 months (full-time) in duration.
- The proposal must be written by the applicant who will personally conduct the research.
- All funded projects must begin no later than 6 months following the date of the award.
- Applicants cannot reapply if they have been successful in previous years.
- Boxes expand to fit the text but do not exceed maximum word counts indicated.
- Applications must be in English.
- Applications must be saved using the following naming convention: [Candidate’s surname] [Candidate’s Forename Initial]_KBA2019.
- All questions in the application form must be answered completely or the proposal will not be considered.
- The application must clearly demonstrate that the research is directly applicable to bat conservation.
- Two letters of recommendation (one of which can be from your University supervisor) should be submitted directly from the referees to Katherine Bougheyat by the application deadline.
- Do not insert/append to this application. It is your responsibility to ensure that these have been submitted on time or we cannot consider your application.
- These letters should be from professionals who are familiar with you and are sufficiently established in the profession to lend credibility to their recommendations.
- One award of up to £4,500 will be made, towards the costs of a bat research project of no less than 4 months duration.
- In addition, BCT will pay for the award winner to attend either the BCT National Bat Conference or another relevant bat research and conservation conference.
Applications must be received by the deadline of 5 pm GMT 3rd December 2018.
For any queries please email email@example.com.