UWA Agribusiness Connect Regional Research Project Scholarships
Application open: 22 Aug 2018
Application close: 22 Oct 2018,
Commencing: 22 Oct 2018
The Agribusiness Connect Honours/Masters Regional Research Project Scholarship is one of many opportunities available to university students under the Science and Agribusiness Connect (SAC) initiative. The SAC initiative has been made possible by the State Governments Royalties for Regions program and aims to build the capability of the agriculture science sector in Western Australia (WA), improve agriculture practices in WA, and develop WAs research excellence in agriculture science. UWA students planning to commence a research project in 2018 (Semester 1) as part of Honours or Masters in Agricultural Science or Natural Resource Management, or other relevant degree where the project is agriculture focussed with a regional benefit, are invited to apply for a Regional Research Project Scholarship.
To be eligible to apply for a scholarship, an applicant must—
(a) have successfully completed the requirements for a Bachelor of Science at the University, majoring in—(i) Agricultural Science; or (ii) Natural Resource Management; or
(b) have applied for admission into, and be enrolling in the first 24 points of—(i) the Bachelor of Science (Honours) course with a thesis relating to Agricultural Science or Natural Resources Management; or (ii) the Master of Agricultural Science by Coursework and Dissertation1 with a specialisation in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural System, Genetics and Breeding or Soil Science and Plant Nutrition; or (iii) another relevant honours or master’s course may be considered where the project is within agriculture and can demonstrate regional benefit; and
(c) have submitted a research proposal to undertake a research project that is—(i) undertaken in conjunction with a regional agribusiness industry partner; or (ii) regionally based in an agriculture-related field; or (iii) developed in consultation with a regional partner and designed to benefit regional WA though the undertaking of relevant regional agriculture research.