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The Kate Barlow Award

The Kate Barlow Award aims to encourage postgraduate students to conduct a substantive bat research project and to honour the late Dr Kate Barlow's contribution to bat conservation. Read more about her great achievements here.

Applications for Students to apply for the 2017 Kate Barlow Award are open, until 6 February 2017.

-          Open to students anywhere in the world conducting research which has a direct relevance for bat conservation

-          One award of up to £4,500 towards the costs of a bat research project of no less than 4 months duration.

-          In addition BCT will pay for the award winner to attend either the BCT National Bat Conference or another relevant bat research and conservation conference.


Application form and guidance notes

Deadline for applications 6th February 2017

Decisions will be made by April 2017


There will be further awards made, one per year, in 2018-2021 (may be extended if further funds are raised).



Steve Parker from the South Lancashire Bat Group and Bat Conservation Trust's trustee will be running the London Marathon 2017 and raising funds towards The Kate Barlow Award. If you want to donate to this great effort, please click HERE

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