Awards

The Australian Society for Fish Biology has an active policy of supporting researchers and students whose discipline or research is relevant to the activities of the society. The principal way it demonstrates its support is through its annual awards.

To find out more about the awards and how to apply click on the following links.
 

Student International Travel Scholarship (Applications Close 31st May)

Up to $3000 has been made available to support a student to present an oral paper at an international conference that is relevant to the activities of the Society, in the year of the award. Read more...

 

Conference Awards and Bursaries

  • John Glover Travel Fund  (Applications Close at the Deadline for Abstract Submission) - The travel fund is sponsored by the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC). The purpose of this fund is to assist as many full time Australian and New Zealand students to attend the annual meeting of the Society as possible.

A minimum of $100 up to 50% of travel costs for the annual conference (max $600). Read more...

  • John Lake Poster Awards (Applications Close at the Deadline for Abstract Submission)The John Lake poster award is sponsored by the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC). The award is presented to encourage and support high quality poster presentations by students at the annual conference.

Junior and Senior Awards - $600 each. Read more...

  • Victorian Marine Science Consortium Award (Applications Close at the Deadline for Abstract Submission) - Inaugural award offered by the VMSC Management Committee at the 2010 ASFB Annual Conference for one (1) poster or talk in temperate marine fish biology.

Student Award - $600. Read more...

  • Gilbert P. Whitley Memorial Student Awards (Applications Close at the Deadline for Abstract Submission) - The Gilbert P. Whitley award is sponsored by the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC). The award is presented to encourage and support high quality oral presentations by students at the Society's annual conference.

Junior and Senior Awards - $600 each. Read more...

 

Research Support

  • Barry Jonassen Award (Application Close 30th April) - Awarded to support research costs incurred by an honours or post-graduate student in the field of freshwater fish biology or freshwater fisheries ("fish" includes commercially important invertebrates). $2000. Read more...
  • Michael Hall Award for Innovation (Application Close 30th April) - The award is to assist with the research costs incurred by an honours or post-graduate student in the field of marine fish biology or fisheries ("fish" includes commercially important invertebrates). $2000. Read more...

 

Early Career Research Awards 

  • Early Career International Travel Scholarship (Applications Close 31st May) - ASFB are providing a travel scholarship to support an early career scientist to present an oral paper at an international conference that is relevant to the activities of the ASFB. The scholarship will provide a return airfare, conference registration and accommodation up to a total value of $3,000, plus a full registration for the Scholar to attend the next ASFB annual conference where they will present the work as a plenary talk. Read more...

 

  • ASFB Early Career Excellence Award (Applications Close 31st May) - This is to recognise early career scientists who have made exceptional contributions to the study of fish biology and/or fisheries that have fundamentally changed our understanding and/or management of fishes (fish includes commercially important molluscs and crustaceans).  Read more...

 

 K Radway Allen Award

An award will be made to the recipient for an outstanding contribution in fish or fisheries science. Read more...

 

To apply for an award

- Download the APPLICATION FORM and return it to the CONTACT PERSON for each award.

- Any supporting documentation must be uploaded online.