JOAN SOUTHGATE SOUTHERN AFRICA-AUSTRALASIA TRAVEL FUND
Joan’s principal intent for the fund was to assist in reciprocal travel and on-costs between Australasia and Southern Africa for Masters, PhD students and early career practitioners studying aspects of wildlife conservation and management, who would benefit from working with practitioners studying in a similar field. It was hoped the fund would enable recipients to benefit from working with practitioners studying in a similar field.
The principles to guide the selection of successful recipients from the fund are:
The results will be presented to either SAWMA or AWMS annual conference.
The award is available annually for members needing assistance to travel to the affiliate country for study. Funds are available for travel, living expenses and accommodation. Up to a maximum of $5000 plus support of registration fees for attendance of either an AWMS or SAWMA annual conference.
To be considered for this program, the applicant must:
Applicants must complete the application form and provide the following documentation:
Please ensure you scan your completed declaration form along with your two-page summary, and statement of approval or support, into one document before beginning your online application.
Applicants for the study grant program will be assessed according to the quality of their applications (written communication, clear goals for the proposed study/work experience program, and provision of evidence that the study/work program is feasible), and the benefit the program will provide for their professional development in wildlife management.
Will be comprised of at least 3-5 members:
The selection committee’s decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Conditions of entry
The AWMS reserves the right not to award a grant (or grants) in any year if the entries are judged not to reach a minimum standard of quality of application, and/or benefit for the applicants’ professional development in wildlife management.
Applications open from February 1 to April 17.