Australian Academy of Science: Max Day Environmental Science PhD Fellowship


Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area Agriculture and Environment, Science and Mathematics
HDR funding type Grant, Travel Scholarship
Scholarship value Up to $20,000 per awardee
Scholarship duration 12 months


Applicants must demonstrate a multi-disciplinary approach to their research work and conduct their research in one or more of the biological sciences relating to one or more of the following disciplines:

  1. conservation of Australia’s flora and fauna
  2. ecologically sustainable resource use
  3. environmental protection
  4. ecosystem services (either provisioning services, or habitat and supporting services).


To assist early stage PhD students or early career researchers with their research.


To be eligible, you must meet the entry requirements for a higher degree by research.

Please also review the eligibility requirements found on the Australian Academy of Science website.

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