The Frank M. Chapman memorial fund was created by Ms. Elsie M. B. Naumburg in memory of Dr. Chapman, a long-term chairman of Ornithology at the American Museum of Natural History. This award is available to graduate students around the world in need of financial aid to assist them perform research in the area of ornithology.
The competition for the Frank M. Chapman Memorial Fund is high and usually produces a 30 percent success rate amongst applicants. Priority will be given to those who will be researching fundamental questions in ornithology. The awardee will be granted a varying amount between $1,000 and $3,000 that can be used for travel, living expenses and expendable equipment associated with their ornithology research.
Those who wish to apply for this award will need to submit an application along with the other required materials like two letters of recommendation, a research proposal and a projected project budget. The deadline or this award is November 15 and the winner will be announced in April.
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