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Grants & scholarships

Published: 16/02/2010

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Overview

The Save the Tasmanian Devil Program is the largest conservation program 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 two rounds each year: This Page/devil_stats.jpg
• Round one closing date:  30 May 2013
• Round two closing date:  30 October 2013

 May 2013 grant recipients (319 KB)

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.

      Grant Guidelines (311 KB, 8 pages)   Grant Application Form (338 KB, 2 pages)



  • 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 Program priorities and as funding allows.

     Grant Guidelines (311 KB, 8 pages)  Grant Application Form (338 KB, 2 pages)



  • Tasmanian Devil Community Project Grant: grants of up to $35 000 are available to assist with projects that 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 Program priorities and as funding allows.

     Grant Guidelines (311 KB, 8 pages)  Grant Application Form (338 KB, 2 pages)


Scholarships

  • Dr Eric Guiler Tasmanian Devil Honours Scholarship: Each Scholarship is valued at $5,000 for one year of full-time study. The TDRAC may at its discretion award an additional amount of $2,000 towards research costs. Applications for honours projects should be submitted on the UTAS Tasmania Honours Scholarships Application form  available at: http://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 3½ years with an additional discretionary contribution towards research costs. Details of available projects for Elite Research scholarships are available at: www.utas.edu.au/graduate-research/elite under Chemistry & Separation Sciences (ACROSS), Natural & Environmental Sciences - Zoology and Medical & Health Sciences - Menzies Research Institute.

     

    The Tasmanian Devil Research Advisory Committee (TDRAC)

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

    Dr Howel Williams
    Program Director, Save the Tasmanian Devil Program

    Sue Jones
    Head of School, School of Zoology, University of Tasmania 

    Barrie Wells
    Animal Welfare Officer, University of Tasmania 

    Mel Roome
    Acting Director of Advancement, University of Tasmania and Acting Chief Executive Officer, University of Tasmania Foundation 

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