ABRS National Taxonomy Research Student Travel Bursary (External)

The Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS) offers small grants to Honours, Masters and PhD Students in Australian institutions to travel to national or international conferences relevant to both the student’s research program in taxonomy or systematics, and to the ABRS Research Priorities.

Value and duration

A maximum of $1,000 is available for an international conference and $500 for travel within Australia.

Who is eligible?

Please see the Student Travel Bursary (opens an external site) page on the ABRS Website (opens an external site) for full eligibility details.

Selection process

All Bursary applications are assessed by the ABRS according to the evidence provided in the application. Applications are assessed against each of the following key criteria:

  • Relevance of postgraduate research to the ABRS Research Priorities
  • Relevance of proposed conference/workshop to the applicant’s research and the ABRS Research Priorities
  • Amount of matching funding from home institution or other source(s) obtained by applicant


For information on how to apply please visit the Student Travel Bursary page (opens an external site) on the ABRS Website (opens an external site).

For further information contact

The Grants Officer
Australian Biological Resources Study
Ph: +61 2 6250 9435
Fax: +612 6250 9555
Email: abrs.grants@environment.gov.au