A Collection Study Grant provides financial assistance to enable predoctoral and recent postdoctoral investigators to study the ornithological collections at the American Museum. Applicants should contact a curator to discuss the proposed project. Projects of four days or longer are encouraged.

Application Guideline

Awards are made in partial support of travel and subsistence while visiting the Museum. The amount of the award generally ranges from $500 to $1500. Ordinarily, a collection study grant is awarded on a one-time basis. Persons requiring a greater amount of funding should apply to the Frank M. Chapman Memorial Fund. This program is not available to investigators within daily commuting range of the American Museum of Natural History. Applications should be submitted 2

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