OFAH Student Research Grants
The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) research grant application is closed for 2019. Thank you to all of the applicants and listed below are the grant recipients. The OFAH and partners award three different grants worth $4,000 each to university students researching fish and wildlife topics that are helping to improve resource management. The OFAH uses a science-based approach to our advocacy in fish and wildlife management.
Who can apply?
Any graduate or post-graduate student currently researching a fish and wildlife topic, and whose findings would benefit Ontario’s fish and/or wildlife management.
What is being offered?
There are three separate research grants of $4,000 each to be awarded:
- The OFAH/ Dave Ankney/ Sandi Johnson Award for Avian Ecology – $4,000
- The OFAH Zone G/ Oakville & District Rod & Gun Club Wildlife Research Grant – $4,000
- The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show/OFAH Zone H Fisheries Research Grant – $4,000
When is the application deadline?
When and where will the grants be awarded?
Successful applicants will be notified through email.
Why does the OFAH and its partners offer research grants?
The OFAH is committed to supporting students and their research, which provides the science needed to inform and support sound fish and wildlife conservation management in Ontario.
Winners of the 2019 OFAH Student Research Grants
The Dave Ankney & Sandi Johnson Award for Avian Ecology – $4,000
Effects of commercial forestry on the distribution and productivity of American black ducks
The OFAH Zone G/ Oakville & District Rod & Gun Club Wildlife Research Grant – $4,000
Weaving Indigenous knowledge and western science methods to investigate moose decline
The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show/OFAH Zone H Fisheries Research Grant – $4,000
Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) seasonal habitat selection and detection in Haliburton County, ON
In addition to the grants above, we also offer the following opportunities.
Examples of research awarded in the past (view student research grant videos from OFAH conferences)
The OFAH/Fitzsimons Financial Fish & Wildlife Conservation Internship is an exciting early-career opportunity to work with the OFAH’s fish and wildlife professionals on a range of policy and conservation program projects. Previous OFAH interns have gone on to undertake graduate degrees and/or work with provincial agencies and the OFAH.