The ACA Grants in Biodiversity program is funded by the Alberta Conservation Association and operated through the Alberta Cooperative Conservation Research Unit - a partnership between the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary and the University of Lethbridge. With the announcement of the 2013 recipients, the 19 year old ACA Grants in Biodiversity has now awarded over $4 million dollars to 402 researchers. The research supported by the ACA Grants in Biodiversity ultimately aims to conserve, protect and enhance Alberta's fish, wildlife and natural habitats.
NOTE: This grant is for direct research costs - such as employment of student assistants, travel support, rental of equipment, field subsistence, purchase of supplies and incidentals. Overhead and grantee salary/stipends ineligible.
- Maximum $20,000. Average grants are about $11,000
- Masters, PhD (research must take place in Alberta)
When emailing your application in, please include the Graduate Funding Facilitator