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Amount conditions

The successful candidate will be asked to apply for a graduate role with Nature Advisory at the completion of their honours year, subject to academic performance.

Who is it for?


Where is it available?


How is it paid?

The scholarship is awarded once a year.


Nature Advisory will award $15,000 to foster the development of field botanists with solid plant identification skills.

Are you eligible to apply?

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident
  • Be an Honours year student in the Department of Ecology, Environment and Evolution, majoring in some aspect of ecology, with a project focused on some aspect of a Victorian plant community, that will require the student to develop broad botanical field and identification skills
  • Have past completion of a Bachelor's degree that majored in some aspect of ecology.

Recipients of the scholarship shall be selected by the University based on their:

Selection is competitive, based on the information supplied to the Department Honours Coordinator.

Recipient obligations

  • Required to undertake thesis research in the proposed area of botanical studies
  • Required to write a brief formal report once per semester on the impact that the scholarship has had and their supervisor will be required to acquit the operational funding component
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress as assessed by their supervisor and Head of Department

How to apply

Please contact the Head of Department, Dr Peter Green, for information regarding how to apply.

Who to contact for further information

Head of Department of Evolution, Ecology and Environment Dr Peter Green,