AW Howard Memorial Trust: Research Fellowship

AW Howard Memorial Trust

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Grant amount: Up to US $10,000

Deadline: Oct 31, 2020

Applicant type: Graduate Student Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Fellowship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Australia

Location of citizenship: Australia

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Overview:

The trust awards the research fellowship to an outstanding candidate currently undertaking or intending to undertake post-graduate pasture research.


The research fellowship is:

  • paid as a stipend of up to $10,000 annually

  • for a period of up to 3 years

  • dependent on an annual evaluation of continued satisfactory performance.

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

Eligibility:

  • The trust awards the research fellowship to an outstanding candidate currently undertaking or intending to undertake post-graduate pasture research.
  • The recipient must:
    • currently hold, or been approved for, an existing base scholarship (such as an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship (RTPS), formerly Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)), or an industry-based fund of similar merit
    • have been accepted in an appropriate full-time Higher Degree by Research program at a recognised Australian university
    • meet the selection criteria
    • be an Australian citizen or have had continuous residency in Australia for a minimum of three years
    • produce a short summary of their studies signed by them and their supervisor each year
    • produce annual certification of satisfactory performance from their supervisor
    • present to the trust a report summarising the outcomes of their study at its completion.

Preferences:

  • The trust encourages applications from students with qualifications in:

    • agricultural science

    • natural resource management

    • agricultural economics

    • social science.

  • The recipient will be encouraged to apply for a travel grant to raise the profile of AW Howard’s legacy and the trust at an international forum.