Each year BCl awards grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to student projects that best document bat roosting and feeding habitat requirements, their ecological or economic roles or their conservation needs. Students enrolled in any college or university worldwide are eligible to apply. Projects must have bat conservation relevance. The application deadline for 2001 scholarships is December 15, 2000. Contributions to this fund are welcome anytime!
Application information and forms are on the BCI Web page: www.batcon.org/schol/schol.html.
Or write to Bat Conservation International, Student Scholarship Program, P.O. Box 162603, Austin, TX 78716, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student scholar Lucia Bobakova was first funded in 1999 to study roosting needs of cave-dwelling bats in the Slovak Republic.