Snowy River Shire Scholarship

Overview

The purpose of the scholarship is to enable student researchers and practitioners to undertake quality research applying community-based social marketing to the field of noxious weed control in Snowy River Shire

Field of study

Environment & Society

Eligibility

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

(a) either

(i) have been successful in gaining entry into the Honours year of a program of study through the Fenner School of Environment and Society, or

(ii) are enrolled in a Master degree program through the Fenner School of Environment and Society that includes a minimum 24 units of research and have commenced the eligible research project at the time of submitting their scholarship application;and

(b) have an excellent academic record;

(c) are intending to undertake research in areas pertaining to the application of community-based social marketing to noxious weed control in Snowy River Shire;

(d) have identified a suitable academic supervisor who has agreed to supervise the project.

Benefits

The value of the scholarship, minimum value $5000, will be set out in the formal scholarship letter of offer. The scholarship is to be held for two consecutive academic semesters and paid in two equal installments, unless otherwise stated in the formal scholarship offer letter or recommended by the Director of the Fenner School of Environment and Society.

How to apply

Applications must include:

(a) a statement of no more than one page in length describing the intended research, its relevance to the application of community-based social marketing to noxious weed control, and the motivation for undertaking research on this topic;

(b) the applicant's academic record;

(c) names and contact details for the applicant's identified supervisor/s; and

(d) names and contact details for two academic referees familiar with the applicant's work.

Applications should be addressed to the Fenner School Honours Convener (fennerschool-hpc@anu.edu.au)

 

Further information

The scholarship commencement date shall be outlined in the formal scholarship letter of offer.  The scholarship payments will not commence until either the scholar is enrolled in the Honours year of a program of study in the Fenner School of Environment and Society, or the Master student is enrolled in the Fenner School of Environment and Society dissertation/research project course that is appropriate for the Master degree.