Morris Animal Foundation - 2021 Call for Pilot Studies Addressing Equine Behavior


Morris Animal Foundation


Call for Pilot Studies Addressing Equine Behavior 

For More Information

For detailed program information, please visit the Morris Animal Foundation Grants web-page.


The Morris Animal Foundation is now accepting proposals for pilot studies addressing equine behavior. This request is part of the Foundation’s Donor-Inspired Study Program and this request is being funded by Dr. Wendy Koch, who has supported the Morris Animal Foundation for 30 years.

All investigators are eligible to apply, but studies must be limited to one year in duration and budgets cannot exceed $10,000. Competitive applicants will have a previous record of research and publication in equine behavioral science. Pilot study proposals should be aimed at generating data to prove the viability of a novel approach or idea.

Maximum Project Value

$10,000 USD.

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

1 year.

Special Notes

Please note that research activities carried out in the context of COVID-19 need to adhere to the University of Guelph COVID-19 research principles, policies, guidelines and processes as they may be updated from time to time and communicated on the Office of Research web-page.


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

Please submit a PDF copy of your proposal, along with a signed OR-5 form to

External Deadline

Applicant submits proposal via the Morris Animal Foundation Grants Portal.

How to Apply

Applicants are to submit their proposals via the Morris Animal Foundation Grants Portal.

For detailed program information, please visit the Morris Animal Foundation Grants web-page.

For Questions, please contact

For program related inquiries, please contact the Morris Animal Foundation at

Office of Research

Vanessa Knox, Awards and Agreements Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x53429

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