Here is an ideal opportunity to get funding to pursue your graduate-level project aiming to benefit animals: Animal Welfare Trust — a foundation “devoted to promoting the well being of the animal community” — is currently looking for graduate students to apply for the student internship grant program. From their website:
Animal Welfare Trust believes that we can make a meaningful contribution to animal welfare by encouraging students to work on projects that facilitate positive reform for animals. AWT’s Internship Program was created to (1) fund independent student research projects; or (2) provide funding to otherwise unpaid internship positions within established animal-related organizations. Internships must be consistent with AWT’s mission statement. While AWT is devoted to all areas of animal welfare, its primary areas of focus are factory farming and farm animal welfare issues, pro-vegetarian campaigns and humane education.
Sounds to me like the perfect chance to fully optimize your education experience, and an opportunity to get creative with your academic advocacy. The deadline for submission is March 1, so no time to waste …
And lest we forget to notice: How completely amazing is Animal Welfare Trust? Here we have a foundation — founded and run by Brad Goldberg — offering grants that are “focused on helping grassroots efforts that have a compelling vision as to how they can make a unique contribution to the animal welfare cause,” and establishing their own projects “that serve the mission to advance the cause of animal welfare.”
Oh, and regarding Mr. Goldberg: Can anyone say “unsung hero?”
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