Small Grants-in-Aid of Research Program Accepting Proposals June 1-30 2016

The Society for Marine Mammalogy would like to inform eligible members (see below) that this year’s application window opens on 1 June 2016. Applications will be accepted during the entire month of June. The Committee of Scientific Advisors will review applications and make recommendations on funding with decisions announced before 1 September 2016. The awards are up to US $1,500. All three of the following eligibility requirements must be met:

1. Be a member of the Society for Marine Mammalogy
2. Be a national of a country with a developing economy as defined by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) (preference is given to early career researchers such as students and researchers with less than 5 years post-doctoral experience)
3. Be conducting research in a country with a developing economy

The Small Grant web page provides full information, links to past successful applications, a list of recipients from prior years and their completed project reports, and a link to the application itself. Please be mindful of the word limits in the various sections of the application.

For technical questions regarding the online application, please email

For all other questions about the grants, please contact:

Douglas Wartzok
Committee of Scientific Advisors
Society for Marine Mammalogy