Fellowships & research grants: Negative impacts of industrial animal agriculture in LMICs, Tiny Beam Fund

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Tiny Beam Fund

Tiny Beam Fund - a charitable foundation based in the US - offers fellowship awards and research grants to academic researchers interested in topics related to drivers and negative impacts of industrial animal agriculture, especially those concerning low- and middle-income countries.

Applications are now open for fellowship awards and research planning grants. Applicants' topics must be relevant to global industrial animal agriculture (terrestrial and aquatic). 

 

FELLOWSHIP AWARDS (given to individuals)

Amount of each award: US$25,000 (for a team of 2-4), $20,000 (for a PhD holder), $15,000 (for a PhD student)

Eligibility: 

- Academic researchers (including independent scholars) who hold PhD or are PhD students working on their dissertations.

- No restrictions as to applicants’ place of residence or citizenship.

Duration: 4 months

Description and application instructions link: HERE.  PDF link: HERE.

 

RESEARCH PLANNING GRANTS (given to universities)

Amount of each grant: US$2,000 - $10,000

Eligibility: 

- Applicants (or leaders of teams with 2-4 persons) must hold PhD.

- Applicants (or leaders of teams with 2-4 persons) should be employed by universities that can receive these grants. They need not be located in the U.S.

Duration: 6 months

Description and application instructions link: HERE.  PDF link: HERE.

 

Read more here. The deadline is 14 May 2021 for both opportunities. Researchers interested in these opportunities are urged to write to min@tinybeamfund.org as early as possible so Tiny Beam Fund can help them prepare strong applications.