The University of Newcastle invites applications for the Australian Wildlife Society Research Conservation Awards for MPhil or PhD Students for the 2022/23 academic session.
The Award is open to students enrolled in Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy degrees who are undertaking a research project in the Hunter Valley Region. The research project must have direct relevance to the conservation of Australia’s native wildlife (flora or fauna).
Worth of Award
The award provides a once off lump sum payment of $5,000
Eligible candidates must
- Be enrolled in a Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy degree at the University of Newcastle;
- Currently reside in Australia;
- Have successfully completed confirmation by the application closing date;
- Have a research topic in the area of Australian wildlife (flora & fauna) conservation;
Be undertaking their research in one of the following Hunter Valley Local Government Areas (LGA’S):
- City of Lake Macquarie
- Mid-Coast Council
- City of Cessnock
- Port Stephens Council
- Singleton Council
- City of Newcastle
- Muswellbrook Shire
- Upper Hunter Shire
- City of Maitland
- Dungog Shire
How to Apply
As part of your application, you will need to provide a cover letter that includes the following details:
- program that you are enrolled in
- candidature start and end date
- confirmation completion date
- a short summary of your research and explanation of how you meet the eligibility criteria; and
- a Curriculum Vitae
Please send the email expressing interest to [email protected] by 5 pm on June 3.
Deadline: Applications for the Australian Wildlife Society Research Conservation Awards close June 03, 2022.