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Animal Behavior Society
Animal Behavior Society

Working towards a better understanding of animal behavior

Grants & Awards


The Animal Behavior Society manages several different types of grants and awards including Meeting-related awards, Student-related awards, Developing Nations Awards, Travel-related Grants and Awards, and Career Awards.





ABS Grants & Awards

The Animal Behavior Society manages several different types of grants and awards including Meeting Related Awards, Student Related Awards, Developing Nations Research Grants, Travel Awards, and Career Awards.

MEETING-RELATED AWARDS

  • dev Warder Clyde Allee Competition, Diversity, Founders Memorial Poster Award, the Genesis Award for the Outstanding Undergraduate Poster Presentation, and Charles H. Turner Award.

DEVELOPING NATIONS RESEARCH GRANTS

  • dev The Developing Nations Research Grants are intended to provide financial support for scientific studies of animal behavior conducted by ABS researchers in developing countries. Applicants apply via a single application process along with the student research grants. The Developing Nations Research Grant may support both students as well as established professionals.

LATIN AMERICAN TRAVEL AWARDS

  • dev The Latin American Travel Awards are intended to encourage greater participation of Latin American researchers in ABS meetings, by helping to defray the costs of international travel, housing and/or meals at the meetings.

STUDENT-RELATED AWARDS

  • dev Student research awards, the George W. Barlow Award, the E. O. Wilson Conservation Award, the Amy R. Samuels Cetacean Behavior Award. Graduate Student Research Grants. Graduate Student Travel Grant.

CAREER AWARDS

  • dev Distinguished Animal Behaviorist, Exemplar award, Quest award, Exceptional Service award and the Outstanding New Investigator award. For the Outstanding New Investigator, Quest, Exemplar, and Distinguished Animal Behaviorist awards.

EDUCATION AWARDS & GRANTS

  • dev Animal Behavior Society's Outstanding Children's Book Award, ABS Outreach Grant, and the Penny Bernstein Distinguished Teaching Award.