Skyrail Rainforest Foundation Funding

Skyrail Rainforest Foundation


Grant amount: Up to US $5,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Australia

Location of residency: Australia

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Overview:

The Skyrail Rainforest Foundation offers funding to support student research that enhances the protection of tropical rainforests through better understanding and sustainable practices.

Each year research students will be able to access up to $5,000 for PhD and masters projects and up to $2,000 for honours projects. Since inception, the foundation has provided more than $375,485 to research projects.

Each year applications will be reviewed and assessed by the SRF's Public Fund Management Committee who are experts in education, conservation, environmental management and business.

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

Eligibility:

  • PhD, Masters students are eligible to apply.

Preferences:

  • The funding favors projects with a specific focus on the impacts on flora and fauna, ecosystem recovery, revegetation, and ongoing management programs for Australia's Tropical Rainforests and protection of rare, threatened and vulnerable species and regional ecosystems.
  • Projects that also address impacts, recovery and threat abatement, for example weed and pest incursion of rainforest ecosystems following Severe Tropical Cyclones, will be particularly welcome.