The Burt Monroe, Jr., Avian Research Fund was established in honor of Dr. Burt L. Monroe, Jr., who was an internationally-known and respected authority on avian taxonomy and an active member of the Kentucky Ornithological Society. Dr. Monroe served as the Society's President from 1973 to 1975. KOS members and non-members are encouraged to support the Monroe fund and avian research in Kentucky through their donations.

Fund Purpose

Financial support from this fund (not to exceed $5,000) is to be used for basic scientific research. Matching funds from other sources is strongly encouraged and availability of such funds will be taken into consideration by committee members in making funding decisions. No portion of this fund is to be used for administrative overhead or other such cos

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