The scholarship is offered to an outstanding applicant who has been accepted to study behavioural ecology or conservation biology as part of the honours program in Ecology, Evolution and Genetics, or is within 12 months of having completed the Bachelor of Science with honours in Ecology, Evolution and Genetics. The scholarship may be used to assist the student either to undertake the honours program or to gain fieldwork experience after the successful completion of the degree.
Applicants must: be accepted to study behavioural ecology or conservation biology as part of the Honours Program in Ecology, Evolution and Genetics, or must be within 12 months of having completed the degree with honours in Ecology, Evolution and Genetics. Applicants are required to submit a written proposal for a project relating to the behaviour and ecology of animals in their natural environments. Projects involving long-term captivity, killing or surgery on animals will not be considered.
The closing date for the written proposal is 30 November.
The scholarship is valued at $7,000 for 1 year.
|Closing date||30 December|
|Number per year||1|
|Student type||Australian and New Zealand|
|For Australian students|
|For international students|
|Level of study||
Undergraduate / VET
|Field of studys||