We are pleased to announce applications are now open for the Island Research Station Postgraduate Scholarships. The scholarship programs are open to both UQ Honours and Research Higher Degree (RHD) students for research at the University's Heron Island Research Station on the Great Barrier Reef. Two rounds of scholarships are available every year - one round for research to commence in Semester 1 and another for research commencing in Semester 2. The deadline for Semester 1 applications is Monday, 10th April 2017.

This scholarship was developed to provide students with the equipment and access required for investigations of the diverse habitats and environmental concerns of Heron Island, its terrestrial habitats, reefs and surrounding waters. One scholarship for an Honours student and one scholarship for an RHD student are available. The scholarships provide in-kind accommodation, laboratory and boating use up to $2000 in a 12 month period at HIRS.

Further information

Scholarship program information, criteria, application and report forms are available on the Station’s website (http://www.uq.edu.au/heron-island-research-station/scholarships) or by contacting science.stations@uq.edu.au.

Opening date: 
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 13:30
Closing date: 
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 17:00