Thomas Davies Research Grant for Marine, Soil and Plant Biology

Australian Academy of Science


Grant amount: Up to US $25,000

Deadline: May 31, 2018 4:00pm PDT

Applicant type: Unaffiliated Researcher Faculty Working Professional Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Location of citizenship: Australia

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within 15 years of receiving their PhD

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Overview:

The Thomas Davies Research Grant for Marine, Soil and Plant Biology is funded through a generous philanthropic bequest from the estate of the late Thomas Lewis Davies to the Australian Academy of Science.

The Fund offers annual Science Grants of up to $25,000 each to Early-and Mid-Career Researchers in the field of Marine, Soil and Plant Biology. 

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

Eligibility:

  • Grants are given to Early-and Mid-Career Researchers in the field of Marine, Soil and Plant Biology.  For this grant Early-and Mid-Career Researchers are classified as scientists with up to 15 years post PhD experience.
    • Exemptions for career interruptions may be sought from the Academy.
    • Reasons for exemption can include (but may not be limited to) illness, birth of a child or carer requirements.
    • To apply for an exemption, please include a short explanation stating the grounds for why an exemption is being sought and how long your research career was interrupted.
  • Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents.
  • Funding may be used towards the costs of research assistant salaries, equipment and other costs not covered from other sources.

Ineligibility:

  • Funding may not cover bench fees, managerial, insurance or visa costs.