The Grants are awarded to young peatland and peat researchers carrying out research or practical work or young professionals in early stages of their career in managing peatlands or peat industry. The grants amount to € 500 each and at least 2-4 Grants are available, depending on the amount of sponsors.
Grant recipients are normally be under the age of 30. Undergraduates are ineligible.
The winners of the grants will be announced at the Gala Dinner of the Annual Convention of the IPS in Aberdeen, on 30 May 2017. Payment will be made by bank transfer after that event.
Successful applicants must agree to provide a report on their project or work that will be published in the IPS magazine Peatlands International and/or give a presentation of it at an international IPS event at the latest 12 months after the grant funding has been paid to them.
Deadline 30 April 2017.
More information: www.peatlands.org/about-us/allan-robertson-grants