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Angus Gavin Migratory Bird Research Grant


For Immediate Release
August 27, 2009

The University of Alaska Foundation is pleased to announce the
availability of the 2010 Angus Gavin Memorial Bird Research Grant.

Proposals for the grant will be accepted from scientists within the
University system, which includes graduate students and faculty
members employed within the University system.

Grants are intended to be used for the support of research on bird
species found either permanently or seasonally in Alaska or its
coastal waters, including their biology, general ecology and habitat
relationships. Research designed to yield information of value in
management of bird species will be given preference. This shall
include aspects of management directed toward protection, maintenance
or enhancement of bird populations and their habitats that may be
influenced by development activities. Proposals dealing with the
habitat of Alaskan bird species and its effects on such species are
acceptable under the terms of the grant.

All proposals will be submitted to a review committee composed of
qualified professionals for selection and review.

Deadline: The deadline for receipt of complete proposals including
applications, transcripts and letters of reference shall be November
16, 2009 for the 2010 field season grant. The successful recipient
will be notified of the committee's decision in mid-February 2010.
Maximum Grant Amount is $15,000. Requests for smaller amounts or
partial funding will be considered.

This grant is made possible by a gift from the Atlantic Richfield Company

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