Large Grant themes

More details available in the FBIP Framework document Environmental sustainability:Multi-taxa surveys, with the geographic area clearly identified on the basis of a large scale proposed development, or neglected areas for which no spatial plan exists for biodiversity,...

Eligibility criteria for Large Grants

See FBIP Framework for all of these… Team: must be at least four (4) institutions involved; and minimum of five (5) participants/contributors (one must be from a Histori0DI); and at least 2 young researchers. Minimum of 3 postgraduates must be trained through...

Large Grants: some important points

All the points made for the Small Grant proposals apply to the Large Grants, but of course the scale is very different. Large Grants must have a much bigger impact, and produce more outputs than small grants. There are a lot more requirements that have to be met by...

Ethical and legal aspects

Credit: www.enago.com/academy/research-ethics/ Do you need collecting permits? From who? Will you be working on private or communal land? How will you get the permission and support from those whose land you want to work on? Will you be interviewing people or using...

Key Point 5: Feasibility

Credit: https://rmsbunkerblog.files.wordpress.com We have to report to the National Research Foundation (NRF), Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) Board on the FBIP, including grants awarded, data...

Key point 3: Context of your project

What is the problem that needs to be solved? Look at some of the big issues facing South Africa and the world and think about the context of your project. Does it address any of these? Background: what do we know (literature) and what don’t we know – what are the...
APPLY: FBIP Call for scholarships 2020

APPLY: FBIP Call for scholarships 2020

Pretoria – The Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme (FBIP) is offering a number of bursaries for postgraduate studies in the 2020 academic year. 6-12 Honours bursaries at R60,000 each (funding for one year) 6-12 Masters bursaries at R90,000 per year...