2016 Victorian AIG Bursary Applications Open

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The AIG Victorian Branch is offering a bursary to Third Year, Honours and Post Graduate Students studying full time for a degree in earth sciences to assist with the cost of attending conferences, workshops or field trips.

Funding is available to provide Victorian based AIG student members, who can demonstrate a need for support, with opportunities to participate in course related or professionally organised geological field trips, conferences and workshops.



  • Applicants must be studying full time for a recognised degree in geoscience,
  • be a resident of Victoria,
  • be a member of the AIG
  • be able to demonstrate a need for support.


Use of Funds

The award of funding may be used for registration fees for conferences / courses / field trips and related travel expenses.



The field trip/short course/conference may be located in Australia or overseas, and must be of relevance to the applicants course.


Award Process

Applicants are required to submit a proposal as a pdf document which will be assessed by a selection panel from the Victorian AIG Branch committee on an ad hoc basis.


Successful Applicants

The geoscientists who are awarded a grant will sign an agreement to use the funding for the purposes specified, a waiver indemnifying the AIG for any loss damages or injury sustained as a result of the trip/conference/course and will undertake to write a brief report (approximately one A4 page length including photo) for publication by the AIG.


Click here to download the application form.


Closing Date for Applications: 30 June, 2016.