Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU): ACU Blue Charter Fellowships (Post PhD Researchers)

Applications have recently opened for a new programme of fellowships aimed at researchers who are working to combat marine plastics pollution.

Fellows’ research areas can include, but are not limited to:

  • preventing plastics from getting into the sea
  • developing alternatives to plastics
  • researching the effects of plastics on aquatic life
  • education around plastics use
  • the potential for cleaning up the seas

Funding & Duration

Fellowships provide funding of up to £10,000 (approx. AUD $18,000) for 2-3 month research visits hosted by any of the ACU’s other 500+ member institutions overseas, as well as industry hosts.


Fellowships are open exclusively to PhD students and post-PhD researchers at ACU member institutions (such as the University of Adelaide).

Submission Requirements & Due Date

Please note: Research Services will be administering applications for Post-PhD research fellowships only.

Further Information

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