Opportunities for scientists

Nominations and applications are open for the 2019 Australian Academy of Science:

Full guidelines and nomination or application details are on the relevant pages.

Download and share the 2019 awards fact sheet


Central to the purpose of the Academy is the recognition and support of outstanding contributions to the advancement of science.

Research funding

We provide awards for research in fields such as the conservation of endangered Australian vertebrate species, the history of science, population and environment, marine, soil and plant biology.

Conference & lecture funding

The Academy supports research through the sponsorship of research conferences that focus on rapidly developing fields.

Travel opportunities

We award travelling fellowships for the exchange of scientific ideas, to promote Australian scientific capabilities internationally, and facilitate access to international research programs.

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