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 aim of this scheme is to promote high quality natural history research that is unlikely to be funded through larger nationally competitive schemes.
In 2018 the Royal Society will be awarding small grants for research work in the following fields: ecology, botany, zoology, geology, geomorphology, palaeontology, geophysics, anthropology, biophysics, soil science, environmental science, environmental remediation, and archeology.
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.