Advancing Ornithology in Florida. Supporting Research and Education about Birds. Uniting Amateurs and Professionals in the Study of Wild Birds.

Grants and Awards

The Florida Ornithological Society annually considers applications for grants-in-aid of ornithological research and/or environmental education with a strong ornithological emphasis. Each grant or award is in memory of one or more individuals important to Florida ornithology.  Previous awards have honored Helen G. and Allan D. Cruickshank, and Mary J. and William B Robertson. Award amounts are subject to approval by the FOS Board of Directors. In the past, successful proposals have received award amounts ranging from $500 to $3200.


Helen G. and Allan D. Cruickshank Research Award

 Archived Cruickshank Research Awards

Helen G. and Allan D. Cruickshank Education Award

Archived Cruickshank Education Awards

Mary J. and William B. Robertson Fellowship Award

Archived Robertson Fellowship Award