OVERVIEW: The American Society of Primatologists The American Society of Primatologists supports research that addresses captive and wild-primates.
IP TAKE: This funder gives preference to research projects with testable hypotheses.
PROFILE: Established in 1976, the American Society of Primatologists (ASP) is an educational and scientific organization that “promote[s] and encourage[s] the discovery and exchange of information regarding primates.” ASP offers two main grant programs to primatologists.
The Conservation grant supports primate conservation research and education projects. Grants are for up to $2,000 and may fund individual projects or work that contributes to larger projects. ASP accepts applications from January 1 to January 31. To learn more about Conservation grantees, examine the foundation’s past recipients list.
In contrast, the ASP General Small Grant program supports “training initiatives, start-up funds supplementary funding for student’s, and innovations in animal care and research technology.” Grants range from $500 to $1,500. To learn more about past small grant recipients, explore ASPs list of past recipients.
Lastly, the Deb Moore Award funds early career primatologists who are not currently tenured university faculty members or on the tenure track. Grants are $2,000 and fund hypothesis-driven research projects. The foundation accepts applications until May 1.
- Kimberley Phillips, President
- Michelle Bezanson, ASP Committee Co-Chair
- Stacey Tecot, ASP Committee Co-Chair