Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

Australian Wildlife Society

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Grant amount: A $5,000

Anticipated deadline: May 31, 2019

Applicant type: PhD Student

Funding uses: Conference, Research, General Operating Expense

Location of project: Australia

Location of residency: Australia

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Overview:

The Australian Wildlife Society Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship is open to University of Technology Sydney postgraduate research students who are undertaking a research project that is of direct relevance to the conservation of Australian native wildlife (flora or fauna). The scholarship totals $5,000, and will be awarded to one candidate, who will receive one payment of $2,500 each semester. The scholarship is provided to support operational costs associated with the successful candidate’s research project, such as:

  • Travel associated with the research project
  • Fieldwork expenses
  • Specialist software
  • Small items of equipment (i.e. less than $5,000)

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

Eligibility:

  • To be eligible for the scholarship, a University of Technology Sydney student must:
    • have completed a Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours, or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level of attainment; and
    • be undertaking a higher degree by research (HDR) at the University in the year of the scholarship (Scholarships are not available to applicants whose enrolment into a postgraduate research program has not been accepted by the University); and
    • be enrolled as a full-time student; and
    • be a domestic or an overseas student, as defined in the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (Cth); and
    • have completed a Stage One/Doctoral Assessment; and
    • not have completed a degree at the same or higher level as the proposed candidature; and
    • be undertaking a research project that is of direct relevance to the conservation of Australian native wildlife flora or fauna
  • The scholarship is provided to support operational costs associated with the successful candidate’s research project, such as:
    • Travel associated with the research project
    • Fieldwork expenses
    • Specialist software
    • Small items of equipment (i.e. less than $5,000)