AWMS Practical Management Award

Australasian Wildlife Management Society

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Grant amount: Up to A $2,500

Anticipated deadline: Aug 31, 2020

Applicant type: Unaffiliated Researcher Working Professional

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Australia and New Zealand, Fiji, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands Show all

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AWMS provides a number of incentives and grants to its members to further their careers and to acknowledge their contribution to the field of wildlife management.  AWMS is also very focused on ensuring the continuing training and contributions of students to the field of wildlife management.

AWMS wishes to recognise those practitioners implementing outstanding wildlife management in their field.

Award Value - Up to a maximum of $2500 consisting of: 

  • Three years free membership @ $70 per annum ;
  • Free registration to the conference (including the conference dinner) and a presentation time slot at the conference (up to $690;
  • Travel costs to a maximum of $600 ;
  • A framed certificate from the AWMS to be awarded at the conference dinner, and
  • A $1000 cash prize.

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


  • Must be a field practitioner or a practitioner group involved in wildlife management in the Australasian region (Australasia includes Australia, New Zealand, Papua/New Guinea and the neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean).
  • Must demonstrate excellence in their field.
  • Must be able to give a presentation about their achievements at the conference of that year.
    • If a practitioner group is awarded the prize the group is to nominate a member to travel to the conference to represent the group.
    • Other group members are welcome to attend the conference but will not receive assistance from the AWMS to attend the conference.