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The deadlines for applications have been extended to: 30 June 2020.

Fellowships that are awarded in the 2020/21 round (for visits to the AM between 1 July 2020 and 30 June 2021) may be deferred if the scheduled visit is disrupted due to COVID-19.


AMF/AMRI Postgraduate Award

The AMRI Postgraduate Award offers local postgraduate students up to $2,500 and international postgraduate students up to $4,000 to work directly with the Museum and become involved in its research activities. Applications for funding between July 2020 and June 2021 are now OPEN until 5pm, 30 June 2020.

Please also note that honours students are welcome to apply however they will be judged against all postgraduate students.



AMF/AMRI Visiting Research Fellowship

The AMRI Visiting Research Fellowship offers researchers up to $8,000 to visit and work as collaborators in research projects with Australian Museum Scientists. Applications for funding between July 2020 and June 2021 are now OPEN until 5pm, 30 June 2020.



AMF/AMRI Visiting Collection Fellowship

The AMRI Visiting Collection Fellowship offers researchers up to $8,000 to visit and work with significant collections held by the Australian Museum. Applications for funding between July 2020 and June 2021 are now OPEN until 5pm, 30 June 2020.



Peter Rankin Trust Fund for Herpetology

The Peter Rankin Trust Fund for Herpetology provides up to $1,000 to herpetological projects in Australia. Applications for funding between July 2020 and June 2021 are now OPEN until 5pm, 30 June 2020.



Leo Fleischmann Visiting Fellowship in Pacific Islands Arts and Material Culture

The Leo Fleischmann Fellowship is offered every two years and gives researchers up to $2,500 to conduct research on the art and material culture of the Pacific Islands. Applications for funding between July 2020 and June 2021 are now OPEN until 5pm, 30 June 2020.



Chadwick Biodiversity Fellowship

The Australian Museum's Chadwick Biodiversity Fellowship provides an exciting opportunity for a recent PhD graduate to establish a career in biodiversity research. More information will be made available in due course.


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