The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) research grant application process is underway for 2016.  Students wishing to apply for an OFAH research grant this year will be able to submit electronically.  The OFAH and partners are offering four different grants worth $4,000 each to university students researching fish and wildlife topics that are helping to improve resource management.  The OFAH uses a science-based approach to our advocacy in fish and wildlife management.

 

Who can apply?

Any graduate or post-graduate student currently researching a fish and wildlife topic, and whose findings would benefit Ontario’s fish and/or wildlife management.

 

What is being offered?

There are four separate research grants of $4,000.00 each to be awarded:

1.         The Dave Ankney & Sandi Johnson Award for Avian Ecology – $4,000

2.         The OFAH Zone G/ Oakville & District Rod & Gun Club Wildlife Research Grant – $4,000

3.         The OFAH/St. Catharine¹s Game and Fish Association and Conservation Club of West Lincoln Wildlife Research Grant- $4,000

4.         The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show/OFAH Zone H Fisheries Research Grant – $4,000

 

When is the application deadline?

Friday, January 8, 2016 at midnight

 

When and where will the grants be awarded?

Successful applicants will be notified through email, and asked to attend the 2016 OFAH Annual Conference to receive their research grant and provide a brief summary of their research.

 

Why does the OFAH and its partners offer research grants?

The OFAH is committed to supporting students and their research, which provides the science needed to inform and support sound fish and wildlife conservation management in Ontario.

 

How do I apply?

Visit http://www.ofah.org/grantsto apply using our online application form. 

You will be asked to:

1.         complete each question on the electronic form

2.         email a letter of endorsement from your supervising professor to [email protected]