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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 2018 Kate Barlow Award are now closed.

-       The Kate Barlow Award is open to students anywhere in the world conducting research which has a direct relevance for bat conservation.

-       One award of up to £4,500 will be made, 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

There will be further awards made, one per year, in 2019-2021 (may be extended if further funds are raised).


Read HERE a project update from our 2017 Kate Barlow Award winner Kristen Lear and watch a short documentary about her project HERE



If you want to contribute towards the Kate Barlow Award you can donate by clicking here.

Steve Parker from the South Lancashire Bat Group and Bat Conservation Trust's trustee ran the London Marathon on 23rd April 2017. Steve raised an amazing £9,731.63 for The Kate Barlow Award.

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