August 29, 2007

Angus Gavin Migratory Bird Research Grant for the 2008 Field Season

For Immediate Release
August 29, 2007

The University of Alaska Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of the 2008 Angus Gavin Memorial Bird Research Grant.

Proposals for the grant will be accepted from scientists within the University system, including faculty and graduate students. 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.

Deadline: The deadline for receipt of complete proposals including applications, transcripts and letters of reference is November 15, 2007 for the 2008 field season.

Maximum Grant Amount is $15,000.

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

For proposal requirements please visit

For more information contact:
University of Alaska Foundation
Attn: Brandi Berg
910 Yukon Drive, Suite 206
PO Box 755080
Fairbanks, AK 99775-5080
907-450-8030 phone
907-450-8031 fax