This award is closed for applications and will re-open in early 2020.
This award is aimed at postgraduate students and other researchers with expertise in the history of Australian science. Its purpose is to support access to archives that record the history of science in Australia, especially by younger researchers, and it can be used towards travel and accommodation costs.
A total of $2,500 (GST exclusive) is available each year. This will generally be awarded to one person, but may be split between candidates at the selection committee’s discretion.
Applications are to be completed through an online form found here.
Applications must include the following:
Applications are assessed by a committee of scientists with diverse expertise based on the assessed competitiveness of the proposal. The Academy is not able to enter into discussion or correspondence regarding the reasons why an application is successful or not.
The Australian Academy of Science encourages applications from female candidates and from candidates from a broad geographical distribution.
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