This scholarship category is available for individual research projects that are related to the development of humane alternative animal production systems. The 2018 scholarship award will be for $9,000 and is available to full-time or part-time students in Australian tertiary institutions. Applications can be made for research involving any livestock animal, but projects relating to alternative housing and husbandry systems for pigs and poultry are particularly encouraged.
The Fund supports:
Applications are encouraged from research institutions for supervised project funding at the Honours Degree, Masters Degree and PhD levels and projects conducted by researchers at South Australian Research Institutes. Applications are also encouraged from people not aligned to any institution.
The RSPCA Australia Alan White Scholarship for Animal Welfare Research is available to full-time or part-time students in Australian tertiary institutions for the funding of original research aimed at improving the welfare of animals in Australia.
The scholarship was established to advance the cause of animal welfare in Australia. Applications should be for a discrete research project (which may or may not form part of a larger research program). Applicants must demonstrate in their application that their proposed research project is supportive of the policies of RSPCA Australia and will be used to further animal welfare in Australia.
This scholarship is intended to encourage legal scholarship and practice dedicated to advancing animal welfare.
Applicants for this Scholarship must demonstrate:
The Academy supports the following awards for research on the conservation of endangered Australian vertebrate species, the history of science, population and environment, marine, soil and plant biology.