Calver Family Scholarship

The Calver Family Scholarship was established in 2009 and is open to students who are intending to enrol in an honours or research masters course in the Environmental and Conservation Sciences, within The College of Environmental and Life Sciences, with a research project focusing on animal ecology.

Calver Family
No. of Scholarships:
Duration of Award:
1 year
Level of study:
  • Postgraduate
  • Honours
Semester Availability:
  • Semester 1
Study Area:
  • Environmental and Conservation Sciences


To apply for this scholarship you must: 

  • intend to enrol full-time in the either a Bachelor of Science Honours, Research Masters with Training, Accelerated Research Masters with Training or Master of Philosophy and select one of the following majors:
    • Biological Sciences
    • Conservation and Wildlife Biology
    • Environmental Science
    • Environmental Management and Sustainability
    • Marine Biology
    • Marine Sciences 
  • undertake research in the areas of animal ecology
  • have a record of high achievement in previous studies or professional work 

Please note: you must not be in receipt of any other scholarship.

How to Apply

Complete the online application form below and attach the required documents by the closing date. 

Required Documents

This scholarship requires you to provide the following documents:

  • completed application form
  • a summary of your intended honours project of no more than one A4 page
  • the written confirmation from your proposed honours supervisor confirming supervision of your project
  • a personal statement of no more than two A4 pages
  • a written reference from a person qualified to comment on either your academic studies or current or past employment.

Payment Method

Payments will be made directly into your nominated bank account in the following instalments:

  • $4,000 in week 7 or 8 of the semester you are awarded
  • $4,000 in week 7 or 8 of the consecutive second semester
  • $2,000 upon the successful submission, and grading of your Honours thesis

These payments are subject to acceptance and ongoing compliance with the terms and conditions.