Alberta Conservation Association - Biodiversity Grant

NOTE: The deadline for this award has passed (November 22, 2018)

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Thursday, November 22, 2018

Amount: 20,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • International
  • Permanent Resident


  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science

The ACA Grants in Biodiversity program is funded by the Alberta Conservation Association and operated through the Alberta Cooperative Conservation Research Unit - a partnership between the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary and the University of Lethbridge. With the announcement of the 2013 recipients, the 19 year old ACA Grants in Biodiversity has now awarded over $4 million dollars to 402 researchers. The research supported by theACA Grants in Biodiversity ultimately aims to conserve, protect and enhance Alberta's fish, wildlife and natural habitats.

NOTE: This grant is for direct research costs - such as employment of student assistants, travel support, rental of equipment, field subsistence, purchase of supplies and incidentals. Overhead and grantee salary/stipends ineligible.


  • $20,000


  • Internal Deadline: Nov. 22
  • Agency Deadline: Nov. 3016:00


  • Masters, PhD (reserach must take place in Alberta)

Application Instructions:

Submit completed (with the first three signatures ) applications to SGS Award Advisor by 16:00 ON Nov. 22, for review and to obtain remaining signatures.

NOTE: Dean of SGS and ORIS signatures cannot be obtained without first being reviewed by the SGS Award Advisor.

ACA Program Guide, Application and Intructions please visit ACA webite.


For additional information, please contact the SGS Award Advisor or the contact person at ACA.