Established in 1982, Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN) is the leading organization in Nepal, focusing on conservation of birds, their habitats and sites. It seeks to promote interest in birds among the general public, encourage research on birds, and identify major threats to birds’ continued survival.
Bird Conservation Nepal invites the research proposals from the eligible students of Masters' and Bachelor's level who are undertaking research as partial fulfillment of their degree.
Number of Grants: 2
Grant amount: NRs 50,000 per grantee
Great Hornbill (Buceros bicornis): (distribution, breeding ecology, conservation threats / preferably in Parsa, Chitwan and Bardiya National Parks)
Cheer Pheasant (Catreus wallichii): (distribution, breeding ecology, conservation threats / preferably in the potential districts of Karnali Province)
Who can apply: All Nepali Masters and Bachelors level students studying Zoology, Forestry, Environmental Science or relevant subjects in the thesis year at Nepali universities can apply for the research grant. Please apply with: (a) a research proposal, (b) a page of cover letter and (c) a CV.
Deadline: 10 March 2021.
Where to apply: Bird Conservation Nepal, POB: 12465, Uttardhoka, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal
Note: Only relevant enquiries will be entertained. BCN reserves the right to accept or reject any application. Any form of solicitation will lead to direct disqualification.
For the format of the proposal please click below:
The Bird Research Grant 2020 is funded by MR. CHUNGBA SHERPA, Patron of Bird Conservation Nepal.