Scholarships announced by the Conservation Ecology Centre

Koala dozing at Cape Otway - Phil HinesThe Conservation Ecology Centre is delighted to announce a new Scholarship Program to support researchers dedicated to long term conservation outcomes based on rigorous science.

Chief Executive, Lizzie Corke, says “The CEC operates efficiently and effectively to achieve our vision of an Otways once more vibrant with wildlife. Our approach is science based conservation that works and this scholarship program will provide valuable support to research students, increasing knowledge for sustainable conservation of wildlife and habitats in the Otways.”

Scholars will be co-supervised by Conservation & Research Manager, Dr Jack Pascoe, and the scholarships of up to $5,000 will support Honours or Masters level students conducting research projects commencing in either first or second semester 2016. PhD candidates may also make contact to discuss opportunities.

“We acknowledge the generous support of the Conservation Ecology Centre’s Eco-Allies and Leisure Solutions in providing the funds to support this vital work” says Lizzie Corke.

Learn more about the Conservation Research Scholarships and how to apply.