The International Association for Bear Research and Management Fellowship Grants
Information on The IBA Special Grants Committee Review Process

2021-22
fRI Research Fellowship Announcement

IBA and fRI Research are pleased to continue with a second year of funding f to be awarded in 2022. The fRI Grizzly Bear Program based in Hinton, Alberta Canada and led by IBA council member Gordon Stenhouse is scheduled to conclude in April 2021 after 23 years of applied research on grizzly bears in this province.

In recognition of the work by the many scientists and sponsors who have contributed to the success of this long-term program, fRI Research is generously offering a new competitive  fellowship available to IBA members through the Bear Conservation Fund in support of research and management activities on any bear species.

The fellowship amount is $2000.00/ year (CDN)/approximately $1500.00 US. Deadline to apply for the fellowship is 1 December 2021, 11:59 pm PST. Applications should be submitted via email to Jennapher Teunissen van Manen with the words fRI Fellowship Application 2021-22 in the subject line. The IBA’s Special Grants Review Committee will announce the award recipient in early 2022 awards distributed by March 31, 2022.

Your IBA membership must be current at the time of applying for the grant to be eligible. The application form is available for download on from the IBA Special Grants Program webpage. For additional information, please contact Jennapher Teunissen van Manen.

Download fRI Research Fellowship Application Here

2021-22
Katie Adamson Conservation Fund Giant Panda Special Grant Announcement

IBA and The Katie Adamson Conservation Fund (KACF) are pleased to announce a special grant to support a project on giant pandas. KACF is generously offering a new grant available to IBA members through the Bear Conservation Fund to support research, management, or conservation activities on giant pandas. Although this special grant is open to any proposals on pandas, projects that have a conservation focus, an education component, and that involve children are preferred.

The amount of the IBA-KACF Panda Grant is up to $4000. USD.  To be eligible, your IBA membership must be current at the time of submission.  The application form is available for download at the end of this announcement. Applicants will be considered during a 2021 application period with a submission deadline of 1 December 2021, 11:59 pm PST.

Applications should be submitted via email to Jennapher Teunissen van Manen with the words KACF Giant Panda Special Grant Application  2021-22 in the subject line. The IBA’s Special Grants Review Committee will announce the award recipient in early 2022 awards distributed by March 31, 2022.

Your IBA membership must be current at the time of applying for the grant to be eligible. The application form is available for download on from the IBA Special Grants Program webpage. For additional information, please contact Jennapher Teunissen van Manen.

Download KACF Giant Panda Special Grant Application Here