The Lizard Island Doctoral Fellowship and the Ian Potter Doctoral Fellowship at Lizard Island

Australian Museum

Grant amount: Approximately A $8,500

Next anticipated deadline: Aug 31, 2019 (Pre proposal)

Later anticipated deadlines: Oct 12, 2019 (Full proposal)

Applicant type: PhD Student

Funding uses: Conference, Fellowship

Location of project: Australia

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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These Fellowships support field-intensive coral reef research at the Lizard Island Research Station by outstanding PhD students based at any university worldwide. Funding is for field expenses for one, two or three years as required. Salary is not provided. Additional funding may be awarded to Fellows in the second or third year of the Fellowship to present their research at an international conference.

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


  • Fellowship funds must be spent on field work at LIRS including bench fees, travel, freight, and equipment.


  • Fellowship funds may not be used for salary, for living expenses (such as food while at Lizard Island), or to support research or travel by the fellow's PhD supervisor or any other more senior researcher.