The Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation supports biodiversity conservation in the areas of field biology, ecology and conservation through the Ravi Sankaran Inlaks Fellowship Programme.

Dr. Ravi Sankaran (Oct 4, 1963 – Jan 17, 2009) was an ornithologist who dedicated his life to biodiversity conservation throughout India, as a researcher, teacher, mentor, and finally, Director of the Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology & Natural History. He was a tremendous source of inspiration to colleagues and students, and a prominent figure in the field of wildlife conservation in India.

About the Fellowship:

The program provides funding for the following activities:

  • Study in a Master’s degree at an institution abroad
  • An internship with an institution abroad
  • A short research or implementation project within India

website: http://www.ravisankaran.org/