WILLIAM A. BURNHAM
The Peregrine Fund
William A. Burnham Memorial Fund Committee
P.A.B. Widener, Jr., Chairman
Kurt K. Burnham
J. Peter Jenny
The William A. Burnham Memorial Fund, administered by The Peregrine Fund, was established in memory of William Burnham who was President of The Peregrine Fund and served with the organization from 1974 through his death in 2006. Grants are open to people of all ages for use anywhere in the world. Preference will be given to those working with birds of prey, on bird species in the Arctic, or on falconry-related topics. Applications will be accepted by the Fund committee and awarded based upon the committee’s decisions. Awards will be administered by The Peregrine Fund.
Research Grant Application for William A. Burnham Memorial Fund
The William A. Burnham Memorial Fund will not award grants in 2017.
Brief Description of the Fund
The William A. Burnham Memorial Fund is an award open to people of all ages for use anywhere in the world. Priority for funding is given to grants for work on birds of prey, on bird species in the Arctic, or on falconry-related topics. Proposals should describe the basic biological question(s) being examined or other project being proposed. Awards are for one year and range up to $5,000.
List of attachments to include with completed application:
Project description and budget requirements are specified in the application form.
Evan Buechley was awarded a grant for his proposal entitled "Quantifying the populations and ecological functions of endangered vultures in Ethiopia."
Sophie-Lee Lane was awarded a grant for her proposal "Ecology and movements of Pre-breeding Golden Eagles Under Current Persecution Constraints in Scotland."