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Pilbara Corridors Biodiversity Scholarship

Rangelands NRM, through the Pilbara Corridors Project, wish to provide a Postgraduate Research ‘Top-up’ Scholarship to a postgraduate student at the University of Western Australia with an outstanding academic record who has gained another academic scholarship.

The Top-up program encourages the individual to undertake their postgraduate study in an area of relevance to the Pilbara Corridors Project. The scholarship may be taken in any area relevant to biodiversity and rangeland management in the Fortescue River catchment of the Pilbara. The Pilbara Program Manager is available to discuss potential projects.

 

Project Objectives:

  1. Provide greater understanding of inter-relationships that underpin ecosystem function in the Pilbara rangelands.
  2. Provide a theoretical framework for ecosystem function in the Pilbara.
  3. Add value to existing and planned monitoring site data that is collected as part of the Pilbara Corridors project or at existing benchmark sites established by the Department of Environment and Conservation.

 

Available in the 2014 Main Australian Postgraduate Award Round

Payment type: Top Up Scholarship
Value: $10000
Value unit: Per annum
Basis of award: Academic Achievement
Eligiblity: Please go to the more information links

  • In addition to the top up scholarhsip, there will be $5000 per annum provided for operational expenses.
  • The successful applicant will be required to submit a report to the project Advisory Group twice a year.
  • In addition to applying on line through the “how to apply” link please also send your CV  and Academic transcripts to BillC@rangelandswa.com.au
Nationality: Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand Citizen
Study area: Animal Biology, Earth and Environment, Plant Biology, Water Research, Animal Science, Botany, Conservation Biology, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Geography, Natural Resource Management, Plant Science, Science, Wildlife Management, Zoology, Freshwater Ecology, Environmental Informatics, Sustainability, Fisheries Science
Commencement date: 01/01/2014
Applications open: 01/08/2013
Applications close: 31/10/2013
Tenable At: University of Western Australia