Applications open for Hidden Vale Wildlife Conservation Top Up Scholarships

16 Oct 2018

Hidden Vale Wildlife Conservation Top Up Scholarships

For full details see: https://scholarships.uq.edu.au/scholarship/hidden-vale-wildlife-conservation-top-scholarship

At a glance

Available to: 

Future Student

Current Student

Level of study: 

Postgraduate Research

Citizenship: 

Australian citizens, Australian Permanent Residents and NZ citizens

International student

This scholarship is open to Doctor of Philosophy candidates researching wildlife conservation.

Award value:

Applicants must be in receipt of or apply for and be awarded a living allowance scholarship of at least the Research Training Program rate ($27, 082 for 2018 but indexed annually) to be eligible to receive this top-up.

$7000 Top-Up Scholarship (of up to 3 years). Overseas Health Cover will provided for successful international applicant.

Applications open: 

1 October 2018

Applications close: 

31 December 2018

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to Doctor of Philosophy candidates researching wildlife conservation.

To be eligible you must:

Future students will also need to satisfy the entry requirements for Higher Degrees by Research at UQ and conditions for a Research Training Program (RTP) or equivalent living allowance scholarship from UQ’s Graduate School.  

  • Be nominated by an enrolling school or institute at UQ.
  • Be assessed by the Graduate School as meeting all conditions for admission to the research higher degree program.
  • Not hold a qualification at the same or a higher level than the research higher degree program you are undertaking.
  • Not be receiving a living allowance award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the RTP Scholarship living allowance rate to undertake the research higher degree program.
  • Not be receiving a Commonwealth funded tuition fee scholarship.

About the award

The Hidden Vale Wildlife Centre is a long term innovative partnership between UQ and The Turner Family Foundation, facilitating applied wildlife and ecology research and teaching on the Spicers Hidden Vale retreat property near Grandchester in South East Queensland.  The Hidden Vale Wildlife Centre provides hands-on access to resources and support to allow students to make outstanding contributions to developing next-generation wildlife management and conservation techniques.

How to apply

https://hiddenvalewildlife.uq.edu.au/research/hidden-vale-wildlife-conservation-top-scholarship-application

Current and future student applicants must be in receipt of or be awarded a living allowance  a scholarship of at least the Research Training Program rate ($27, 082 for 2018 but indexed annually) to be eligible to receive this top-up.

Privacy Statement

The information you provide in your scholarship application is collected for the purposes of (1) assessing your eligibility for the Hidden Vale Wildlife Conservation Top Up Scholarship, (2) selecting scholarship awardees, and (3) if successful, administration of the scholarship.  The University of Queensland will disclose the information you provide to the scholarship selection committee members listed in the scholarship rules for the stated purposes.  The University will not otherwise disclose the information to a third party without your consent, unless such disclosure is authorised or required by law.  For further information, please refer to the University’s Privacy Management Policy.

Applications close: 

31 December 2018

Before you apply:

  • You are encouraged to read the definitive rules for this scholarship prior to application, in particular any specific eligibility conditions and check the FAQs if you have any questions.

Enquiries about this scholarship

Contact: 

Dr Julia Hoy, Research Manager, Hidden Vale Wildlife Centre, The University of Queensland

j.hoy@uq.edu.au

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