2016 PhD Scholarships in Threatened Flora Conservation at Edith Cowan University in Australia

Edith Cowan University (ECU) in partnership with the Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife are offering two exciting industry engagement scholarships in threatened plant conservation. These scholarships are open to citizens of Australia, New Zealand, and international students.
With the support of ECU scholarships, they want to help students realise their ambitions and reach their destination.
Edith Cowan University is an Australian public university located in Perth, Western Australia. It was named after the first woman to be elected to an Australian Parliament, Edith Cowan, and is the only Australian university named after a woman.
The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in Threatened Flora Conservation.
Scholarship Award: It includes $37,000 per year (consisting of $27,000 ECU Industry Engagement Scholarship and $10,000 top-up from the Parks & Wildlife).
Scholarship can be taken in the Australia
Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following guidelines:
  • Selection for a postgraduate research scholarship is based on academic merit and research capability within the University’s research strengths
  • Successful applicants typically have first class honours or have been awarding an upper second class honours or masters degree by research with additional research output such as research publications and/or successful research grant applications and research experience
  • Specific research experience in plant ecology or conservation genetics
Nationality: Australian, New Zealand and international students can apply for these Ph.D. scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants should have completed a bachelor degree with first class honours or equivalent.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.
How to Apply: Applicants can submit their scholarship application and documentation by email: scholarships or by post. In the first instance please send CV and covering letter to Dr Eddie van Etten for short-listing. Please indicate in a letter which project applicants are interested in (or both projects if that is the case) and why. Applicants will be contacted if they are shortlisted. Short-listed applicants will then need to:
  • Apply for admission into a Higher Degree by Research course
  • Complete the Scholarship Application (DOC), including:
  • Applicant’s CV and a cover letter including evidence of experience or interest in acquisition of skill and/or talent identification research and experience in coaching or working with coaches at an elite level
  • Information on research publications or research grants they have received: Documenting Research Experience.
  • Two Academic Referees to support scholarship application, using the PG Academic Referee Report.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 27 June 2016.
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