The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) is inviting post-graduate students in the biophysical and social science fields to apply for its Reef Guardian Research Grants 2018.
Project proposals may focus on any aspect of the physical, biological, social, cultural and economic aspects of the Great Barrier Reef, and could range from observing social attitudes towards Reef management to examining the biological characteristics of a particular reef species.
Projects addressing the management, conservation and sustainable use of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and the World Heritage Area are particularly encouraged.
Funding & Duration
From $1,000 to $25,000 per grant (excluding GST).
To be eligible, applicants must:
- Be a postgraduate student studying towards a doctorate or master’s degree at an Australian University (or, in the case of overseas students, be a postgraduate student studying towards a doctorate or master’s degree and be sponsored by an Australian research institute or university), or be a scientist with post-doctoral qualifications employed at an Australian university or scientific institution;
- Reside in Australia for the full term of the grant; and
- Undertake the project in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area and/or its catchment;
- Past grant recipients with incomplete or unsatisfactory reporting of previous grant outcomes may be ruled ineligible to apply.
Submission Requirements & Due Date
- Applications must be submitted for internal review by 7 February 2018
- Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are considering applying for this scheme.
- Submit an Application to Research Services for Review
- General enquiries: email@example.com