Jill Landsberg Trust Fund Scholarship

Applications for this award are currently open and will close 30 April.


The Ecological Society of Australia established the Jill Landsberg Trust Fund to fund an ongoing postgraduate scholarship in the field of Applied Ecology.

The award comprises of a grant of $6,000 to support the field-based research of a postgraduate student working in applied ecology. The scope of research is open to terrestrial, marine and freshwater ecology.

Donations towards this award are welcome, please make your donation via our “Donate” page then email our Executive Officer (executiveofficer@ecolsoc.org.au) to specify that your donation is to be directed towards the Jill Landsberg Trust Fund.

Nominate via this online form.

About Jill Landsberg

Jill Landsberg’s outstanding contributions to ecology extended back 25 years. The common theme to Jill’s ecological research interests was the conservation of biodiversity in landscapes managed mainly for primary production. She also made a significant contribution to the conservation of threatened species, through her long service on the Australian Government’s Endangered Species Scientific Advisory Committee. Jill Landsberg was well known to all members of the Ecological Society of Australia as a tireless worker in support of the Society’s core business. She was one of the longest serving members on the Society’s Council, having served as Bulletin Editor and Regional Councillor with great distinction, and as a primary organiser of three ESA conferences.

Jill Landsberg 30 April 1953 to 24 May 2005