The Academy supports the following awards for research on the conservation of endangered Australian vertebrate species, the history of science, population and environment, marine, soil and plant biology.
Applications for 2018 are now open
Financial assistance to PhD students or early career researchers, supporting the costs of travel, courses or research, or to supplement PhD scholarships with necessary top-up funding.
2017 applications are now closed
For an essay based on original unpublished research undertaken while enrolled as a student (postgraduate or undergraduate) at any tertiary educational institution in the world.
Applications for 2018 are now open.
Financial support for conservation-based research of Australian ecosystems (including off-shore islands and the continental shelf) that ultimately will lead to tangible outcomes for management.
Support for postgraduate students and other independent researchers with expertise in the history of Australian science to encourage use of the Basser Library collections, especially by younger researchers. It can be used towards travel and accommodation costs.
Annual science grants of up to $25,000 each to early- and mid-career researchers (up to 15 years post-PhD) in the field of marine, soil and plant biology.
The call for applications for the 2019 awards will open in early 2018
Support for empirical research into how the size, distribution, material aspirations and other characteristics of Australia’s population are likely to affect our environment—not only our land and landscape, but also social cohesion, health, the economy and defence.
2017 awardees announced
Financial help for talented younger researchers in the basic sciences for the cost of equipment, maintenance, and travel.
2016 awardee announced
A ‘top up’ scholarship to a high-ranked PhD candidate awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Training Scholarship in one of the areas of Indigenous or primary healthcare, with preference given by the Academy to the area of Indigenous health research.
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