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Grants & scholarships

The Save the Tasmanian Devil Program is one of the largest conservation programs currently under way in Australia, and its research and management programs are significant world-class collaborations between the Tasmanian Government, the University of Tasmania and other leading research institutions.

Project grants and scholarships are funded from donations received through the Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal via the Tasmanian Devil Research Advisory Committee, to support research and management programs that meet the key priority areas of the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program.

Applications are considered in one round each year*.

*The Dr Eric Guiler Tasmanian Devil Honours Scholarship and the Tasmanian Devil Elite Scholarship are considered twice per year.

Applications close 31 January 2017.

For full details please go to:


Over $2.5 million has been awarded in grants and scholarships since 2005. See the full list of recipients:

  TDRAC Grant and Scholarship allocation for web_updated Feb 2016.pdf (361 kb)

 

If you have any questions regarding the grants and scholarships available please contact Rebecca Cuthill, Manager Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal at Rebecca.Cuthill@utas.edu.au

 

Grants

Dr Eric Guiler Tasmanian Devil Research Grant: grants of up to $35,000 are available to assist with research costs for projects endorsed by the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis according to research priorities and as funding allows.

Tasmanian Devil Management Project Grant: grants of up to $35,000 are available to assist with non-research costs for projects (i.e. not research grants or scholarships) that contribute to the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program’s management priorities. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis according to the Program’s priorities and as funding allows.

Tasmanian Devil Community Project Grant: grants of up to $35,000 are available to assist with projects to contribute to the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program’s priorities involving community groups. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis according to the Program’s priorities and as funding allows.

   Grant Application Form  (365 KB)

Scholarships

Dr Eric Guiler Tasmanian Devil Honours Scholarship: Each Scholarship is valued at $5,000 for one year of full-time study. The Tasmanian Devil Research Advisory Committee (TDRC) may at its discretion award an additional amount of $2,000 towards research costs. Applications for honours projects should be submitted on the UTAS Tasmanian Honours Scholarship Application form available at www.scholarships.utas.edu.au

Tasmanian Devil Elite Scholarship: This scholarship may be awarded to top up an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) level or equivalent award to the value of $7,500 per annum for up to three years with a possible six month extension, with an additional discretionary contribution towards research costs. Details of research projects are available at www.utas.edu.au/research/degrees/available-phd-projects under Faculty of Science Engineering and Technology, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, Faculty of Health.

 

The Tasmanian Devil Research Advisory Committee (TDRAC)

Professor Rob White (Chair)
Retired, School of Zoology, University of Tasmania

Sophie Davidson
Deputy Director Advancement University of Tasmania, Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal

Associate Professor Sylvia Kirov
Menzies Centre, University of Tasmania

Dr David Pemberton
Manager, Save the Tasmanian Devil Program

Professor Elissa Cameron
Deputy Head of Biological Sciences and Head of Discipline – Zoology, University of Tasmania

Rebecca Cuthill (Secretary)|
Manager, Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal