WOS senior award, honoring contributions to ornithology
WOS senior award, honoring service to the Society
Best major paper in each volume of the Journal
for attendance at WOS annual meeting
Best student talk at annual WOS meeting
Best student poster at annual WOS meeting
Best undergraduate talk and best undergraduate poster at annual WOS meeting
Students are eligible to win each particular presentation award only once.
Each year, the Wilson Ornithological Society offers five
categories of research grants. The focus of each differs somewhat, as does the
amount of the awards.
Louis Agassiz Fuertes Grant
The Wilson Society's most prestigious award is
available to all ornithologists, although graduate students and young
professionals are preferred. Any avian research is eligible. Up to two
awards of $2500 are given.
George A. Hall / Harold F. Mayfield Grant
This award is limited to independent researchers
without access to funds and facilities available at colleges,
universities, or governmental agencies, and is restricted to
non-professionals, including high school students. Any kind of avian
research is eligible. One $1000 award is given.
WOS Student Research Grant
to four awards of $1500 are given annually for research in any area of ornithology. Two of these awards are limited to Masters students.
Paul A. Stewart Grant
Preference will be given to proposals for studies
of bird movements based on banding, analysis of recoveries and
returns of banded birds, with an emphasis on economic ornithology. Up
to four awards of $1000 are given annually.