Samuel Francis Ponds Trust

This scholarship supports postgraduate forestry students further their studies.

Applications open

1 Feb 2021

Applications closed

7 Mar 2021

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Applicable study areas

Sciences and mathematics

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 5

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be a graduate student engaged in forestry research
    • Students that study forest science can apply for the scholarship to fund research project activities, field work, travel to conferences to present their research, to visit research groups or for other activities that further their study. PhD students will need to have passed confirmation and cannot apply past 42 months of candidature.
      • For travel: conference attendance needs to be confirmed, abstract submitted and accepted (evidence required); lab visits need a letter of invitation from host organization.
      • For fieldwork: realistic fieldwork costs need to be submitted, using travel costs applicable to SEFS fleet, casual research assistant cost is not eligible, per diem cost are not eligible

      * Honours and coursework Masters (project B) students – up to $1,500

      * RHD students (MPhil, MSci, PhD) – up to $2,500

  • Application process

    Apply via the application form.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of up to $2500.


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