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:
- Built Environment
- Environmental 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 and/or understanding and use of waterways in the Fitzroy Basin;
- Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident;
Not be receiving multiple CQUniversity Scholarships that exceed the annual value of $10,000.
Please visit the Fitzroy Partnership for River Health website for application requirements, including relevant supporting documentation and upcoming closing date.
A section panel, consisting of representatives from the Fitzroy Partnership for River Health will be formed to determine the successful applicant.
Scholarships at CQUniversity are highly competitive. All applications are ranked based on how well applicants address the selection criteria, and in comparison, to other applicants.
Being eligible or being a recipient in the past is no guarantee of having a successful application.
A scholarship will only be offered where there is an applicant of sufficient merit.
All applicants are advised that any request for further information to support their application will be sent to their student email accounts or nominated email account for future students. Students will be required to re-submit any further information requested through their original application in MyCQU. Failure to resubmit further information will deem the application incomplete and will not be considered.
As applications are received by the Fitzroy Partnership for River Health directly, the Scholarships and Financial Assistance Team are unable to provide updates to students on the progress of their individual application until all assessments are completed.Students will be notified of the outcome of their application via their student email accounts only. Decisions are final.
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 www.riverhealth.org.au for more information.