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Australasian Seabird Group Student Project Support Grants 2020

The Australasian Seabird Group offers small grants to support projects of current science students or those who have recently (within 3 years) finished post-graduate studies in seabirds.  Students attempting Honours, Masters or PhD projects that contribute to the knowledge or conservation of seabirds in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific will be considered.  Preference will be given to applicants who are members of the ASG but those who are members of Ornithological societies can also apply.

Grants will not exceed $A500.  Applications should be made to Nicholas Carlile, Secretary of the Australasian Seabird Group ( 

Please contact Nicholas for full details of the application process.  The closing date for 2020 is 31 July.

Antarctic organisations launch fellowship and scholarship opportunities for 2020

Four leading Antarctic organisations have announced opportunities for early-career professionals.  CCAMLR is working with the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP) and the International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators (IAATO) to attract talented early-career researchers, scientists, engineers, environmental managers and other professionals to strengthen international capacity and cooperation in fields such as climate, biodiversity, conservation, humanities and astrophysics research by way of annual funding opportunities.

  • The deadline for COMNAP and IAATO fellowship applications is 31 May 2020.
  • The deadline for SCAR fellowship applications is 26 August 2020.
  • The deadline for CCAMLR scholarship applications is 1 October 2020.

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