Australian Biological Resources Study: National Taxonomy Research Grant Program (Round 3)

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Grant Category Scientific Research
Grant Status Closed
Delivered on behalf of Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Selection process Open
State/Territory National
Closing Date/Time AEDT

The Australian Government is inviting applications via a targeted competitive process to contribute towards outcomes under the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment’s Program 1.2: Environmental Information and Research commencing in the 2022–23 financial year.

The Australian Biological Resources Study National Taxonomy Research Grant Program provides grants for research into taxonomy and systematics and to support the training and/or recruitment of taxonomists.

The program is the only grant program in Australia that is targeted towards the support of research into taxonomy, to:

  • Improve our knowledge of the Australian biota through targeted taxonomic research
  • Increase funding for taxonomy through enhanced co-funding opportunities
  • Build Australia’s taxonomic capacity by supporting tertiary research training and early career researchers.

Benefits of the program include:

  • Increased support for students and early career researchers (including provision for retired taxonomists to mentor younger researchers through support for non-salaried researcher positions)
  • Provision for major, national-scale investigations incorporating multiple researchers and institutions.

Grant applications must address at least one of the Australian Biological Resources Study: Priority Areas for Research Grants.

More information

More information about the Australian Biological Resources Study: National Taxonomy Research Grant Program, as well as requirements for applicants, can be found in the following grant opportunity documents:

  • Grant Opportunity Guidelines
  • Questions and Answers
  • Sample Commonwealth Standard Grant Agreement
  • Sample Standard Grant Agreement General Grant Conditions
  • Sample Commonwealth Standard Supplementary Provisions
  • Activity Work Plan template

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