Applications for Whitley Awards 2020 for Mid-career Conservationists are now open. The Whitley Awards are for dynamic mid-career conservationists who are leading wildlife conservation projects in developing countries. Winners tend to be nationals of the country in which they are working, and are looking to scale up work. Further, that is to be effective and would benefit from further funding and profile boost.
Moreover, Winning a Whitley Award is not just about receiving financial support. It comes with a significant boost in profile and provides an international stage for winners to draw attention to the environmental issues they face. Winning a Whitley Award can increase visibility, generate local and also, national pride and catalyze political action to support conservation leaders and their NGOs.
Further, During the Awards week, winners receive professional media and speech training to enable them to effectively communicate their important work and inspire further philanthropic support. Also, tailor-made films narrated by WFN Trustee, Sir David Attenborough, PR assistance and publicity materials are distribute to the UK and overseas media to raise awareness and champion their success.
Download the Application Form, Budget Template AND Application Guidance. Please note, your application cannot be complete successfully without following the Application Guidance.