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Ernst Mayr Travel Grant


To stimulate taxonomic work on neglected taxa.

Announcements of awards will be made within 2 months of the closing date.


This grant is open to all

Quantity Available



Twice a year

Study Length

1 year

Award Value

Awards average about $1,000 each and may not exceed $1,500.

Application procedure

Applicants must submit a short project description, itinerary, budget, a curriculum vitae and three letters of support. No proposal forms are required or provided. Proposals may be submitted through standard mail or electronically. Submissions through standard mail must include five copies of all materials and be received by the closing date. Proposals submitted electronically must be created in Microsoft Word or plain ASCII text format. For additional information visit the website, external linkor emailing

Closing date

October 15th and April 1st


Ernst Mayr

Study Level

  • Research
  • Unrestricted

Harvard Extension School

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University Professors: 22 ‘individuals of distinction’

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Naming: The name Harvard comes from the college’s first benefactor, the young minister John Harvard of Charlestown. Upon his death in 1638, he left his library and half his estate to the institution established in 1636 by vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

Contact Details

  • 617 495 2791
  • 617 496 8081
  • c/o Department of Music
    Harvard University
    United States of America

More information

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