Australian Museum Visiting Fellowship/Awards 2021/22 for Researchers

Competition Grant / Award in Natural Science , in Other
  • Australia, Australia
  • Apply Before : June 15, 2021

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 13759
  • Degree MasterPH.DNon Degree Program/CertificateResearch
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Duration One year
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

The Australian Museum Foundation (AMF) and Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI) provide many fellowships and awards for both Australian and international researchers who hold a master’s or Ph.D. degree and interested in engaging with the Museum and conducting research activities in related areas.

Climate change impacts on biodiversity, the detection and biology of past species, and understanding of the effect of constitutes and influences on biodiversity conservation are the subjects that the AMRI focused on today. The available fellowship/awards are offered for researchers who are enrolled in any postgraduate degree in a field related to the Museum’s Science strategy.


Deadline: 15 June 2021

Program date:  1 July 2021 to 30 June 2021

Duration: One year

Amount of awards:

  • 2500$ for local and 4000$ for Australian applicants.

Note: successful applicants must be able to cover his/her travel, visa costs

Location: Australia

Available programs:

  • AMF/AMRI Postgraduate Award
  • AMF/AMRI Visiting Research Fellowship
  • AMF/AMRI Visiting Collection Fellowship
  • Peter Rankin Trust Fund for Herpetology
  • Chadwick Biodiversity Fellowship
  • Leo Fleischmann Visiting Fellowship in Pacific Islands Arts and Material Culture

Who can apply:

  • Both Australian and international students who are willing to collaborate with the Australian Museum.
  • Ability to align your research focus while prioritizing the 2017 to 2021 AMRI Science and Strategy 

Applicants must be:

  • based at private or governmental, or a university.
  • enrolled in a relevant discipline at an institute.
  • in possession of Master’s or Ph.D. degree in a field that is aligned to AMRI’s research priorities.
    • The fields can be in evolutionary biology, taxonomy, collections research, wildlife genomics, biodiversity conservation, archaeology, or anthropology.

Required documents:

  • Application form
  • Support statement from his/her supervisor or hiring manager of his/her institution or university.
  • A detailed CV, including a list of publications and achievements, such as past fundings you received.
  • Employment and academic record.

Note: the document should be in English and PDF format.

How to apply:

  • Read the term and condition of the fellowship/award carefully
  • Fill out the online application form.
  • Send the required documents within the complete application form to the following email address.

Application form

Terms and condition

Submission email:

visit the AMF/AMRI website to gain more details about the programs.


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