Erik Hosking Trust

Lisa Ringhofer

1) About

Set up in 1993, the Erik Kosking Trust was set up in memory of Eric Hosking, one of the world’s most eminent natural history photographers. The aims of the Trust are to support natural history and ornithological research through the media of writing, photography, painting or illustration. Bursaries of up to £750 may be awarded to suitable candidates from any country once a year.

2) Thematic areas

  • Support for ornithological and nature projects
  • Arts concerning natural history

3) Focus Countries

Candidates from across the globe may apply for the bursaries.

4) Application Procedure

Applications must be submitted via the Trust’s online application portal. Any additional information can be emailed, no more than 3 extra pages (see contact details below). All applications should be returned by 30 September. Applications will be acknowledged by email. All applicants will be notified of the Trustees decision by 31 December, and the bursaries will be paid to successful applicants when required. Applicants are requested to specify other sources of their funding and define what area of the project that the award would be spent on.

5) Contact

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Contact person: Mr. David Hosking (President)