Wiley Fundamental Ecology Award

Applications for this award open between May 1 and June 30 via this online form


About the award

A $5,000 postgraduate grant for research in the field of Fundamental Ecology.

The Ecological Society of Australia, with sponsorship from Wiley, offers a postgraduate student research award in the field of fundamental ecology. The value of the award is $5,000 which can be directed towards any research that advances the science of ecology.

The grant is open to any student who is enrolled in postgraduate research at an Australian university and is a member of the Ecological Society of Australia.

A condition of the award is that the winner must be able to attend the ESA conference in the year following the award, to present their work as ‘The Wiley Fundamental Ecology Award presentation’. To assist with attendance at this conference, registration, accommodation and travel costs will be paid by the award.

A sub-committee appointed by ESA Council will decide on the award of the grant. The decision of the sub-committee will be final.

More questions?

Read the FAQ’s here. Or if you have any other queries on the award or the application process or criteria, please contact Gail Spina, ExecutiveOfficer@ecolsoc.org.au

Past winners

Find out more about the past winners of the Wiley Fundamental Ecology Award.