AMS Student Travel Awards

The Australian Mammal Society


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: May 25, 2019

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Conference

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

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Australia

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Overview:

About 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.

Student Travel Awards
The Australian Mammal Society has long recognised the crucial role of Honours, postgraduate and other students in energising its Annual Meetings, as well as in furthering studies in mammalogy more generally. To facilitate student attendance, the Society has a Student Travel Award Scheme to assist eligible students with transport to and from its Annual Meetings.

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

Eligibility:

  • Only student members of the Society are eligible for the award
  • Applicants must be enrolled at an Australian institution. 
    • International students who are members of the society and enrolled at an Australian institution are eligible.
  • Student members must have registered for the Annual Scientific Meeting and be giving a poster or spoken presentation
  • Student Travel Award recipients are eligible for the Bolliger and Lyne Awards (but not both at the same meeting)
  • Student Travel Award recipients are eligible for the John Seebeck Award (if not awarded the Bolliger or Lyne Award)

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