In 2020, ACRS will support the research of up to five students by the provision of Student Awards. The most outstanding proposals (which meet the eligibility criteria) will be awarded the Terry Walker Prize of $4000 or the Danielle Simmons Prize of $4000. Up to three ACRS research awards of $2500 will also be awarded. Awards may not be used to fund conference attendance or travel not related to field studies.
- Given Terry Walker’s commitment to field studies on Australian coral reefs and cays, this award is to be spent primarily on field studies on Australian coral reefs.
- Given Danielle Simmons commitment to field work at Heron Island, successful applicants for this award will need to spend some time at Heron Island working in the field.
- The other research grants (up to three) of $2500 are to be used for laboratory and/or field studies relevant to Australian coral reefs.
Applications open early in 2020.