The Gans Collections and Charitable Fund periodically offers awards and grants to further research and education in fields consistent with the work and approach of Professor Carl Gans. You may add yourself to our mailing list to receive notifications of new award opportunities with the form at the bottom of the page.

Open Applications

We are offering grants to the 9th World Congress of Herpetology, January 2020. Apply directly on the Conference Web Site. Grant application deadline August 16, 2019.

Current Year Applications

We accepted grant applications for the below conferences. Grant application deadline was March 15, 2019. Grants have been processed.

  • Gekkota Mundi II: 26-28 May 2019: Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, School of Zoology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

  • ICVM 12: Congress of the International Society of Vertebrate Morphology: 21-25 July 2019: Grandior Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic

  • JMIH: 23-28 July 2019: Snowbird, Utah 

  • Evolution 2019: June 21-25, 2019: Providence, RI (USA)

Prior Applications

Applications for three 2018 conferences are completed.

  • Lizards of the Mediterranean Symposium: 2018: June 18-21., Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Joint Meeting of American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH), Society for the Study of Amphibians & Reptiles (SSAR), Herpetologists’ League (HL), & American Elasmobranch Society (AES): 2018: 8–15 July, Rochester 2018
  • Society for the study of Evolution, American Society of Naturalists, & Society of Systematic Biologists (Evolution Meetings): 2018: 18-­23 August, Montpellier, France

You can view some of our previous grant recipients at the below links:

Other Grants