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2021 OCS/World Fisheries Congress, Adelaide South Australia


Travel Awards for Students and Early Career Researchers


The OCS will be providing funding for students and early career researchers (ECRs) to travel to the OCS/World Fisheries Congress held in Adelaide, South Australia from 20-24 September 2021. Registration for the Congress is now Open.


For ECRs, $450 AUD grants are available for online attendance and $600 for in-person attendance

For students, $300 AUD grants are available for online attendance and $600 for in-person attendance.


Note that applicants are expected to present a talk or poster at the meeting, and successful applicants must acknowledge the OCS as providing funding to support their travel.

Instructions for applying for the OCS 2021 travel awards are as follows:

  • Complete all fields in this form (download below) to the best of your ability and return via e-mail to the OCS secretary at:

  • Applicants must have been a member of OCS for at least 6 months prior to applying

  • Applications will be assessed on the basis of the scientific merit of the research being presented, evidence of efforts to disseminate information about the project, and the need for support based on budget information provided.

  • Applications must be received by 05:00 PM AEST 14 May 2021.

  • Please note that these awards will be highly competitive and poor-quality applications will not be considered.

  • For marking criteria, download the form below


Conference and Travel Awards

Oceania Chondrichthyan Society

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