The ESA and an anonymous donor are providing an Honours or Masters level student scholarship in the field of applied forest conservation science.
The scholarship supports a student conducting research into issues important to the management and sustainability of forests.
Previous recipients have been developing an index for classifying forest maturity; monitoring greater glider numbers and habitat in SE Qld; and examining the role of underground fungal networks in the conservation of riparian forests.
The scholarship amount is $3,500, of which $2,000 is to fund research costs and up to $1,500 is to cover travel, registration and accommodation costs for the successful applicant to attend the ESA annual conference to present the findings of their research.
Applications close 28 February 2019.