Opportunities for scientists—April 2021

April 29, 2021

Academy opportunities

Academy awards and funding opportunities

Nominations are open for the Academy’s 2022 honorific awards, and applications are open for support for research conferences, research awards and travelling fellowships.

All honorific award nominations close 1 May 2021

All research conferences, research awards and travelling fellowships applications close 1 June 2021

More information on nominations for awards and applications for funding opportunities


External opportunities

Australian Museum Eureka Prizes

The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes honour excellence across the areas of research & innovation, leadership, science engagement, and school science.

Applications close 28 May 2021

More information about the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes

Premi Ramon Margalef d'Ecologia

The purpose of this international award is to recognise people all over the world who have distinguished themselves in the field of ecological science.

Applications close 28 May 2021

More information about the Premi Ramon Margalef d'Ecologia

L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards

Recognises and promotes established women scientists whose outstanding achievements have contributed to the advancement of scientific knowledge and of its benefits to society and provide support to promising young women who are already making significant contributions in their scientific disciplines.

Applications close 31 May 2021

More information about the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards

Prince Mahidol Award

Awarded to individual(s) or institution(s) for their outstanding performance and/or research in medicine that contributes directly to the betterment of society. There is one award in medicine and one in public health—US $100,000.

Applications close 31 May 2021

More information about the Prince Mahidol Award

Order of Australia Honours

Nominations received from the public to recognise people who have contributed above and beyond to the Australian community or humanity at large. To encourage diverse representation of the community, nominations of women are being sought.

Rolling deadline—appointments in the Order of Australia are announced on Australia Day in January and on the Queen’s Birthday public holiday in June.

More information on the Order of Australia Honours


See more external awards and prizes

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