HeART of the Basin Scholarship

The 2017 scholarship will mark the second 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. It is expected the scholarship will be used by the chosen applicant for research expenses.

Scholarship Value: $2,000

Length of Scholarship: 1 Year

Number Available: 1 (one)

Opening Date: 22 August 2016

Closing Date: 06 November 2016

Eligibility
Study LevelPostgraduate (Course work); Postgraduate (Research)
Year of StudyFuture/First Year; Continuing (2nd year or greater)
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident; Permanent Humanitarian Visa; International; New Zealand Citizen
EthnicityAboriginal; Torres Strait Islander; South Sea Islander; Non Indigenous
Study RegionRockhampton
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadAll loads
GenderEither

Eligibility Criteria

Scholarship eligibility criteria – students have to:

  • Be enrolled in an Honours, Masters by Research or PhD in a relevant field of research at CQUniversity;
  • Be studying on campus in Rockhampton or through distance learning (flexible);
  • Devote time during the length of the scholarship (12 months) to an agreed research topic relating to advancing waterway health in the Fitzroy Basin.

Please refer to website http://riverhealth.org.au/home/applications-open-for-2000-cquni-research-scholarship/ for further details

Selection Criteria

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

Refer to website: http://riverhealth.org.au/home/applications-open-for-2000-cquni-research-scholarship/

Supporting Documentation
How to apply

Please read the Guidelines and Application form

How will I know the outcome of my application?

Applicants will complete the Fitzroy Partnership for River Health HeART of the Basin Scholarship Application Form (found online at http://riverhealth.org.au/) 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.

Donor details

Fitzroy Partnership for River Health