Australian Wildlife Society Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarships

The Australian Wildlife Society Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship is open to postgraduate research students from three Australian Universities undertaking a research project that is of direct relevance to the conservation of Australia’s native wildlife (flora or fauna).

University of New South Wales Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The Australian Wildlife Society Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship is open to postgraduate research students from the University of New South Wales that is of direct relevance to the conservation of Australian native wildlife (flora or fauna).

Scholarship details: Scholarship valued at $5,000 for 1 year 

How to apply: Click here and follow links to scholarships and prizes

Applications Close: 31 May 

 

Past Recipients

2021 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The 2021 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship has been awarded to UNSW School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences PhD Candidate Brittany Mitchell for her research on 'The effects of the Anthropocene on Australian frog species.' MORE>>

A second 2021 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship was awarded to UNSW Centre for Ecosystem Science PhD Candidate Jana Stewart for her research on 'Soil microbial responses to reintroduced semi-fossorial mammals: a temporal comparison of soil biodiversity and ecosystem function.' MORE>>

2020 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The 2020 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship has been awarded to UNSW School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences PhD Candidate Ben Stepkovitch for his research on 'Ecosystem effects of western quolls (Dasyurus geoffroii) reintroduction on prey species inside a fenced reserve.' MORE>>

2019 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The 2019 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship has been awarded to UNSW School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences PhD Candidate Tahneal Hawke for her research on 'The platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), assessing long-term changes in platypus populations and the current impacts of river regulation on platypus population dynamics.' MORE »

2018 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The 2018 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship has been awarded to UNSW School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences PhD student Nicholas Chu for his project on soil change and viability for restoration ecology under various animal population regimes MORE »

2017 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The 2017 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship has been awarded to UNSW School of the Environment PhD student Corey Callaghan for his project on the impact cities in the Blue Mountains World Heritage area has on bird-life, titled “What impact do cities in the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area have on bird-life?” MORE »

University Technology Sydney Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The Australian Wildlife Society Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship is open to postgraduate research students from the University of Technology Sydney that is of direct relevance to the conservation of Australian native wildlife (flora or fauna).

Scholarship details: Scholarship valued at $5,000 for 1 year 

How to apply: Click here and follow links to scholarships and prizes

Applications Close: 31 May 

 

Past Recipients

2021 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The 2021 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship has been awarded to UTS School of Life Science PhD candidate Gwilym Price for his research on 'The assessment and development of bioavailability-based guideline values for zinc in Australian and New Zealand Freshwaters.' MORE »

2020 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The 2020 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship has been awarded to UTS Centre for Compassionate Conservation PhD candidate Chris Hasselerharm for his research on 'Provenance detection using novel real-time forensics and its application in the illegal wildlife trade.' MORE »

2019 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The 2019 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship has been awarded to UTS School of Life Sciences PhD candidate Laura Michie for her research on 'Mitigation of cold water pollution using novel thermal curtain.' MORE »

2018 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The 2018 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship has been awarded to UTS School of the Environment PhD student Etsy Yanco, who is conducting a scientific research project in Australian wildlife ecology “Foxlights: A tool for coexisting with wildlife on production landscapes” MORE »

2017 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The 2017 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship has been awarded to UTS School of the Environment PhD candidate Reannan Honey for her project on "Habitat Restoration". MORE »

2016 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The 2016 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship has been awarded to UTS School of the Environment PhD candidate Naomi Walters for her research on Safeguarding northern quolls from cane toads. MORE »

2015 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The 2015 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship has been awarded to UTS School of the Environment PhD candidate Ray Mjadwesch for researching the history and status of the four large macropod species, the western grey kangaroo (Macropos fuliginosus), eastern grey kangaroo (M. giganteus), the wallaroo/euro (M. robustus) and the red kangaroo (M. rufus), in New South Walesthe management of kangaroos. MORE »

2014 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The 2014 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship has been awarded to UTS School of the Environment PhD candidate Sofietje Voerman for her research on the native marine seaweed Caulerpa filiformis. MORE »

2013 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

University of Technology Sydney School of the Environment PhD candidate Ellen Curtis is inaugural recipient of a generous scholarship established by the Australian Wildlife Society. Ellen believes her research will give insight into Australian desert plant vulnerability to high temperature extremes. MORE »

Western Sydney University Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The Australian Wildlife Society Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship is open to postgraduate research students from Western Sydney University that is of direct relevance to the conservation of Australian native wildlife (flora or fauna).

Scholarship details: Scholarship valued at $5,000 for 1 year 

How to apply:Click here and follow links to scholarships and prizes

Applications Close: 31 May 

Past Recipients

2020 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The 2020 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship has been awarded to WSU Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment PhD student Ivan Kotzur for his research on 'Understanding and mapping how thermal and dietary constraints combine to restrict koala habitat and determine refugia.'  MORE »

2019 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The 2019 Australian Wildlife Society (AWS) Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship has been awarded to WSU School of Science and Health PhD student Kristen Petrov for her research on 'Yhe ecology of a wildlife disease and recovery of the imperiled Bellinger River snapping turtle (Mychelys georgesi).' MORE »

University of Newcastle Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship

The Australian Wildlife Society Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship is open to postgraduate research students from the University of Newcastle that is of direct relevance to the conservation of Australian native wildlife (flora or fauna).

Scholarship details: Scholarship valued at $5,000 for 1 year 

How to apply: Click here and follow links to scholarships and prizes

Applications Close: 31 May 

Past Recipients

2022 Australian Wildlife Ecology Research Scholarship