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HeART of the Basin Scholarship

The 2021 HeART of the Basin Scholarship will see the fifth year of the Scholarship and is awarded to a Research student at CQUniversity studying Honours, Masters by Research or PhD to progress their learnings in a research topic relating to improving waterway health in the Fitzroy Basin

Scholarship Value: $2,000

Length of Scholarship: 1 Year

Number Available: 1 (one)

Opening Date: 19 November 2020

Closing Date: 29 January 2021

Study LevelPostgraduate (Research); Masters; Doctorate
Year of StudyAny
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident; Permanent Humanitarian Visa; New Zealand Citizen
EthnicityAny
Study RegionRockhampton; Online
Study ModeMixed Mode
Study LoadAll loads
GenderAny

To be eligible to receive the HeART of the Basin Scholarship, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in an Honours, Masters by Research or PhD in a relevant field of research at CQUniversity. Relevant Research fields include:
    • Agriculture
    • Built Environment
    • Engineering
    • Environmental Science
    • Science;
  • Be studying on campus in Rockhampton or through online study;
  • Devote time during the length of the scholarship (12 months) to an agreed research topic relating to advancing waterway health in the Fitzroy Basin.
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Not be receiving another CQUniversity Scholarship of similar or higher value.

Please refer to the website for further details.

Applicants to submit a written submission of no more than 750 words outlining the proposed waterway health research topic, their career aspirations.

Applicants will also need to provide:

  • Evidence of an ability to set and achieve career and personal goals;
  • Information about academic history and work experience (academic transcript and resume);
  • A letter of support from their proposed CQUniversity Project Supervisor.
  • A commitment to acknowledgment of Fitzroy Partnership for River Health in future papers/presentations referencing the water research, be available where possible to present at relevant water/research events acknowledging Fitzroy Partnership for River Health and agree to their photos/images being used on Fitzroy Partnership for River Health products.

Refer to the River Health website.

Expectations of Recipients

You must devote time during the length of the scholarship to an agreed research topic relating to advancing waterway health in the Fitzroy Basin.

You must commit to acknowledgment of Fitzroy Partnership for River Health in future papers/presentations referencing the water research and be available where possible to present at relevant water/research events acknowledging Fitzroy Partnership for River Health and agree to their photos/images being used on Fitzroy Partnership for River Health products

Please refer to the River Health website for information.

Please read the Application form

Applicants will complete the Fitzroy Partnership for River Health HeART of the Basin Scholarship Application Form and will email the Application Form, written submission, letter of support and academic history. Shortlisted applicants may be invited for an interview with representatives from the Fitzroy Partnership for River Health to outline their chosen research topic and plan. The Partnership will select the Scholar.
Fitzroy Partnership for River Health

The Fitzroy Partnership for River Health is a collective of government, agriculture, resources, industry, research, and community interests across the Fitzroy Basin in central Queensland. Partners have a common goal of providing a more complete picture on river health and support this goal by providing funding, resources and contributing water quality and ecosystem health monitoring data-sharing arrangements. Visit riverhealth.org.au for more information.