The Nathaniel R. Whitney, Jr. Memorial Research Grant Program is administered by the South Dakota Ornithologists' Union (SDOU). Grants may be awarded to qualified graduate and upper division (junior or senior year) students majoring in ornithology, avian ecology, avian wildlife management, or an appropriately-related scientific discipline at an accredited college or university in South Dakota offering 4-year degrees in ornithology or related fields. Whitney research grants may also be awarded to other ornithologically or scientifically-qualified individuals, including amateur ornithologists. Whitney Small Grants are payable up to $750. SDOU invites applications for the 2022 summer field season. Deadline for applications is 1 April 2022. The winner will be notified by 20 April 2022.

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