National Parks Association of the ACT Honours Scholarship in Biodiversity Management

Overview

This scholarship is offered by the Fenner School of Environment & Society and the ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment.

Field of study

Honours or Masters (Advanced) in areas pertaining to the conservation of flora and fauna in National Parks and Nature Reserves in the ACT and surrounding areas.

Eligibility

The scholarship shall be available for award each year to students who:

  • hold Australian or New Zealand Citizenship or Australian Permanent Residency
  • have been successful in gaining entry into the Honours year of a program of study through the Fenner School of Environment and Society; or have been successful in gaining entry to the Master's Dissertation in a program of study through the Fenner School of Environment and Society"
  • have an excellent academic record
  • are intending to undertake research in areas pertaining to the conservation of flora and fauna in National Parks and Nature Reserves in the ACT and surrounding areas
  • have willing and suitable supervision.

Selection basis

  • Academic Record
  • relevance of candidate's research proposal to the scholarship criteria
  • availability of suitable supervision

How to apply

Applications must include:

  • a  statement of no more than one page in length describing the intended research,  its relevance to Biodiversity Management in National Parks and Nature Reserves in the ACT and surrounding areas and the motivation for undertaking research on this topic.
  • the applicant's academic record
  • name and contact details of the applicant's identified supervisor/s;
  • contact details for two academic referees familiar with the applicant's work.

Applications should be addressed to the Fenner School

Further information

Applications close 28 February or 31 July (if not awarded in Semester 1)