Students at AFSS

The Australian Freshwater Sciences Society (AFSS) actively encourages and supports the membership of postgraduate students with the aim of fostering the next generation of limnologists in Australia and overseas. The Society provides a number of initiatives for training and career development including:

  • Interaction, networking and mentoring from Australia’s leading water scientists and managers
  • Participation in State workshops and seminar series
  • Participation in postgraduate workshops
  • Eligibility for student travel awards and prizes to attend AFSS and overseas conferences
  • Membership of the AFSS Executive to represent the student members


Travel Award for Indigenous Students - 

Are you an indigenous student and would you like to attend this conference?

AFSS is offering a travel award to assist indigenous students studying freshwater systems at an Australian University to attend the annual AFSS conference. For application information, please see the Awards & Programs page