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Research Grants

The Society offers grants to actively support and promote geographical research, contributing to the advancement of knowledge in the discipline of Geography.

Grants Available

Dorothy Pyatt Postgraduate Research Grants provide financial support to high-achieving postgraduate research students specialising in Geography. The Grants will support research work for two successful candidates each year - one annual award for research to be conducted within Australia, and one annual award for research to be conducted outside Australia.  More information and details of applications  are available here.

Library Research Fellowship program was created in 2023 to give scholars from around the world an opportunity to pursue their work in proximity to a distinguished collection of primary sources. Up to three fellowships are awarded each year for periods of time usually ranging from two to four weeks. Fellowships are open to Australian and international researchers.  More information and details of applications are available here.

GW Symes Bequest The G.W. Symes Award should be made to a worthy recipient who has authored an academic, peer-reviewed publication that relates to the history of South Australia (or the Northern Territory in so far that is affects the history of South Australia, recognising the intimate historical links between these two jurisdictions) and that is substantially informed by the discipline of geography. Further details are available at GW Symes Bequest.