OSME Conservation and Research Fund

Projects should be directed to one or more of the following subject areas:
1. investigating the status of threatened or near-threatened species
2. attempting to further knowledge of existing Important Bird Areas (e.g. undertaking breeding censuses, visiting out-of-season to conduct systematic counts)
3. investigating potential new Important Bird Areas or little-known areas
4. conducting ecological studies of little-known species
5. educational projects
Priority will be given to projects involving nationals from the region and applicants are required to write up the results of their project for possible publication.
Amounts available: awards up to £500 to support research projects in the region.
Application deadline: applications are considered three times each year, with submission deadlines of 31 January, 31 May and 30 September.
Further information from the conservation awards pages of the OSME website.