Future Conservationist Award

Future Conservationist Awards are only eligible to those who have not previously been funded by CLP.

The competition for the 2021 CLP Future Conservationist Awards is OPEN.

The deadline for applications is 23:59 GMT 23 October 2020. All applications must be completed and submitted via the online portal.

Further details on the eligibility criteria and application process for the 2021 CLP Future Conservationist Awards can be found in the Frequently Asked Questions and Guidelines for Applicants below:

2021 CLP Future Conservationist Awards – Guidelines for Applicants

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About the CLP Future Conservationist Awards

Each worth $15,000, Future Conservationist Awards are granted to teams of early-career conservationists who are conducting high-priority projects focused on protecting species listed as Data Deficient, Vulnerable, Endangered or Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List. Projects must take place in an eligible country, be led (or co-led) by a national of one of these countries, involve at least three people and last between three to 12 months. Please refer to the Guidelines for Applicants above for full details on the eligibility criteria and application process.

To see previous projects that have been granted Future Conservationist Awards, please browse our Supported Projects pages.

Contact a CLP Alumni Reviewer! 

Looking for guidance or feedback as you prepare your proposal? Contact a CLP Alumni Reviewer! CLP Alumni Reviewers are members of the CLP alumni network with a range of expertise who have volunteered to provide feedback on your application for a CLP Future Conservationist Award. Read the following guidelines to learn how the process works and reach out to a CLP Alumni Reviewer directly!

2020 CLP Alumni Reviewer Guidelines and Biographies