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.
This award is open to applications
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For an essay based on original unpublished research undertaken while enrolled as a student (postgraduate or undergraduate) at any tertiary educational institution in the world.
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 to access archives that record the history of science in Australia, especially by younger researchers.
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.
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.
2017 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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