India: INLAKS - Ravi Sankaran (RS) Small Grants in Conservation Programme

The Ravi Sankaran (RS) Small Grants in Conservation Programme, provided by the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation, offers funding for innovative conservation projects in India. Open to Indian passport holders below 30 years old, the program supports initial projects expected to lead to long-term conservation efforts. Funding ranges from $1000 to $10,000, covering stipend and project expenses. Applicants must submit project proposals, and successful candidates are required to submit detailed reports while acknowledging foundation support.

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India: INLAKS - Ravi Sankaran (RS) Small Grants in Conservation Programme
  • Program Name: Ravi Sankaran (RS) Small Grants in Conservation Programme
  • Donor Name: Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation
  • Post Date: May 02, 2024
  • Deadline Date: May 30, 2024
  • Grant Size: $1000 to $10,000
  • Category: Grant

Overview:

  • Submissions are open for the Ravi Sankaran (RS) Small Grants in Conservation Programme.
  • Aim: Fund short research or implementation projects within India, providing "seed money" for unconventional projects.
  • Up to 5 candidates funded for initial projects expected to lead to longer-term conservation science or implementation projects.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria:

  • Open to Indian passport holders resident in India, below 30 years old, with a demonstrated interest in wildlife ecology and conservation.
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in any subject.
  • Must demonstrate commitment to conservation and justify how the opportunity will further conservation in India.
  • Emphasis on young applicants with bold and unconventional ideas for conservation.

Funding Information:

  • Funding includes stipend and project expenses, not exceeding INR 3 lakh per year.
  • Projects tenable post August 1.

Application Process:

  • Applicants for Small Grants must submit a project proposal and full budget with completed application form.
  • Applicants for Internship must submit offer letter from foreign institution with completed application form.
  • Shortlisted Internship candidates will have to attend an interview, either in-person or online.
  • Small grant recipients selected based on project proposal; no interviews conducted.

Reporting Requirements:

  • Internship and Small Grant recipients must submit detailed interim and final reports, including funds spent.
  • Candidates retain all rights over generated information, acknowledging support from Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation in publications.

For More Information:

  • Visit Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation.

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