Australian Biological Resources Study National Taxonomy Research

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Australian Biological Resources Study National Taxonomy Research

The Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS) funded National Taxonomy Research Grant Program (NTRGP) which provides Research and Postdoctoral Fellowship Grants for Australian and International researchers, Australia 2013-2014


Study Subject(s):Biodiversity, Conservation and Vulnerable and Endangered Species,Public, Plant and Animal Health and Building Taxonomic Capacity.
Course Level:Research and Postdoctoral Fellowship
Scholarship Provider: The Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS)
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia
 
Eligibility:
-Applications are accepted from Australian and International researchers
-Postgraduate students are not able to apply as Principal Investigator. The ABRS funds scholarships for Honours, Masters and Ph.D. students
-Postdoctoral fellows can apply for a research grant as Principal Investigator or for a postdoctoral fellowship grant as Principal Investigator. Applications may include their own postdoctoral salary. Also, postdoctoral fellows may be included as part of a team applying for a research grant
-Postdoctoral fellowship grant applicants must have no more than ten years full-time postdoctoral work experience, when the postdoctoral fellowship grant application is submitted
-Researchers are expected to be affiliated with an appropriate institution in order to gain access to facilities and material from collections.
 
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
 
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Australian and International researchers
 
Scholarship Description: The Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS) National Taxonomy Research Grant Program (NTRGP) provides grants for taxonomic research. Grants are awarded for research projects where the primary aim is to undertake taxonomic research on the Australian biota or to develop products that aid in the dissemination of taxonomic information. The Program also supports projects that build Australian taxonomic capacity.All Research Grants have a co-funding requirement. That is, applicants must have obtained a commitment for the applicable amount of co-funding for their application to be considered. The ABRS will place no restrictions on the source of this contribution, but applicants will need to be aware of the rules of other granting agencies, which may limit how funds contributed by them may be used. Salary may be included as co-funding. However, in an instance where two projects are of equal scientific merit but one has salary co-funding and the other cash co-funding, the project with cash co-funding will be ranked higher. In-kind contributions will be recognised but will not replace the requirement for additional co-funding input. All Research Grants awarded in the 2013–2014 grants round are of three years duration.
 
How to Apply: By Electronically
 
Deadline: 26 October 2012

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