UA Foundation seeks proposals for 2021 Angus Gavin Memorial Migratory Bird Research Grant

Oct. 14, 2020

The University of Alaska Foundation is now accepting proposals for the Angus Gavin Memorial Migratory Bird Research Grant. The $15,000 grant was created in 1983 with gifts from Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO), now ConocoPhillips, and ARCO employees in honor of Angus Gavin. The grant supports research on migratory bird species found either permanently or seasonally in Alaska or its coastal waters, including their biology, general ecology and habitat relationships.

Grant proposals will be accepted from scientists within the University of Alaska system, which includes graduate students and faculty members. The deadline for receipt of complete proposals including applications, transcripts and letters of reference is November 20, 2020. To submit your proposals, please visit

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