Calver Family Scholarship

The Calver Family Scholarship was established in 2009 and is available for award to a student who is intending to enrol in an Honours course in the Environmental and Conservation AOU within the School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, with a research project focusing on animal ecology.


One scholarship is available




Opens: Monday 30 September, 2019

Closes: Sunday 01 March, 2020


Subject to the ongoing acceptance and compliance with the terms and conditions of the scholarship, payment will be made in the following installments:

  • $4,000 after the Semester 1 census date;
  • $4,000 after the Semester 2 census date; and
  • $2,000 upon the successful submission, and grading of your Honours thesis.

To apply for this scholarship you must:

  • Intend to enrol full-time in one of the following Bachelor of Science (Hons.) courses:
    • Biological Sciences
    • Conservation and Wildlife Biology
    • Environmental Science
    • Environmental Management and Sustainability
    • Marine Sciences
  • Undertake research in the areas of animal ecology;
  • Have a record of high achievement in previous studies or professional work; and
  • Be and Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
More info:

How to apply

1 Download and complete the application form
2 Email the following documents to
  • Completed application form
  • A summary of your intended Honours project of no more than one A4 page
  • The written confirmation from your proposed Honours Supervisor confirming supervision of your project
  • A personal statement of no more than two A4 pages
  • A written reference from a person qualified to comment on either your academic studies or current or past employment

What happens next?

All applications are ranked against each other in a careful assessment of the combination of each of the required criteria.

Applicants will be contacted by the Scholarships Office via the email address registered in MyInfo.