Adolph Bolliger Award

The Australian Mammal Society

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: May 25, 2020

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Conference, Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia

Location of residency: Australia

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The Australian Mammal Society 
The mission of the Australian Mammal Society (AMS) is to contribute to the greater understanding and conservation of Australasian mammals.

Research by members of the Society spans a wide variety of biological disciplines including behavioural and community ecology, population genetics, management and conservation. The AMS is an interdisciplinary society of biologists whose common interest is in the biology and conservation of Australasian mammals. The Society was founded in 1958 and is governed by a Constitution and Regulations, managed by a Council.

The Adolph Bolliger Award
The Adolph Bolliger Award commemorates Adolph Bolliger (1897-1962), a distinguished Australian mammalogist and founding member of the Society. The award is made for the best spoken presentation by a student at an Annual Meeting of the Society.

The award consists of a certificate and a monetary prize. The value and mode of payment will be determined by the Council and published with the call for nominations each year.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Only student members of the Society are eligible.
  • The applicant must be the sole or senior author of the paper for which the award is made.
    • In the case of multiple authors, students must provide to Council a statement describing the contribution of other authors to the research.
  • Must have submitted an abstract for a spoken presentation at the Annual Meeting.
  • Bolliger Award recipients are eligible for a Student Travel Award but not the John Seebeck Award.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member.