Awards and Scholarships

The scholarships below have been kindly offered to help support students planning to attend the 2019 Australasian Ornithological Conference. For more detail about the awards and how to apply follow the relevant links below. 

The Gavin Jackson Memorial Award

 

Who can apply?

  • Current or recent University ornithology student (including Grad. Certificate, Grad. Diploma, Bachelors Degree, MSc or PhD) with a passion for birds.

 

What does the award include?

  • Reimbursement of the registration fee to attend the 2019 Australasian Ornithological Conference

  • A two-year membership to BirdLife Australia (including an electronic subscription to Emu).

 

This prize is proudly sponsored by BirdLife Australia, Bob Green and Les Moore.

Student Researcher Scholarship

 

Who can apply?

  • Current (as of 15 October - 16th December 2018) honours, masters, PhD or third-year BSc students undertaking research on birds.

 

What does the award include?

  • Funding for travel and registration costs (not including accommodation).

 

This prize is proudly sponsored by The Northern Territory Field Naturalists' Club

 

 

Western Australian Postgraduate Student Sponsorship (x2)

 

Who can apply?

  • Postgraduate students currently enrolled in degrees relevant to ornithology studying in Western Australia planning to present a paper at the AOC2019.

 

What does the award include?

  • Two sponsorships of $500.

 

This prize is proudly sponsored by Birdlife Western Australia.

 

 

Birds New Zealand Student Travel Grant (x2)

 

Who can apply?

  • Students that are current Birds NZ members at the time of submitting an application.

  • Successful applicants are expected to write a short report on their conference experience for publication in Birds New Zealand and/or submit an article to Notornis.

 

What does the award include?

  • Two travel grants of $1,000 each are on offer for the AOC2019.

Applications for travel grants are currently closed. Applications will re-open in May 2019.

 

This prize is proudly sponsored by Birds NZ.

 

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