Early-Career Research Grant

Early-Career Research Grants are made by the Trust to support research activities that improve the development, management and use of pastures.


Applicants must:

  • have been a continuous resident in Australia for the last three years or have an ongoing position with an Australian research agency.
  • have been conferred their PhD within seven years of application and/or have been employed in a research agency for <10 years without a PhD.


  • The field of research of the study must be relevant to the objectives of the AW Howard Memorial Trust – agricultural and social science (including economics) relating to the development, management and use of pastures.
  • The grant is to be used within a 12-month period to support operating costs only; it does not cover salary.
  • Grants are limited to $15,000.

Apply for an Early-Career Research Grant

Download the application form (DOCX 138.6 KB)

Important dates

  • Applications open 1 February 2020.
  • Applications close 31 March 2020.

Applications and enquiries

The Executive Officer
A W Howard Memorial Trust Inc.
C/- South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI)

GPO Box 397

Phone: (08) 8303 9400
Email: howard.trust@sa.gov.au

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