Call for Applications to the 2022 GBIF Young Researchers Award - National Process

Deadline for receiving national applications for graduate students whose innovative research relies on biodiversity data:30 May 2022

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility is currently advertising the 2022 GBIF Young Researchers Award in biodiversity informatics. The call is available as a news item on the GBIF website at:

The GBIF Young Researchers Award fosters innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics by graduate students in Masters and Doctorate programmes at universities, whose studies rely on GBIF mediated data, in countries participating in the GBIF network.

In line with the national process, please feel free to send your applications to the Node Manager (, together with completed documentation, for any eligible candidate by no later than 30th May 2022. The information and process will be coordinated by the SANBI-GBIF Node, in consultation with the newly established SANBI-GBIF Young Researchers Award Advisory Panel and the Department of Science and Innovation. A maximum of two nominations can be submitted by a Node to GBIF. Please find further information regarding the national process for your consideration.

Download the GBIF Young Researchers Award Call Document Contact