Science and Agribusiness Connect Scholarship

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Location: Perth, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 12 Mar 2023

Science and Agribusiness Connect Scholarship

The Science and Agribusiness Connect Scholarships established in 2017 with the aim to build the capability of the agriculture science sector in Western Australia (WA); to improve agriculture practices in WA; and to develop WA's research excellence in agriculture science. The scholarships are available to award to a student who is intending to enrol in an Honours course within the College of Science Health Engineering and Education with a research project focusing on the agricultural sector and fieldwork undertaken in a rural location.

The Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis, both in terms of your academic achievement and also on the basis of your application.


Provider:
The State Government of Western Australia
No. of Scholarships:
1
Duration of Award:
1 year
Level of study:
  • Honours

Semester Availability:
  • Semester 1

Study Area:
  • Science

  • Eligibility
  • How to Apply

Eligibility

To apply for this scholarship you must: 

  • intend to enrol full-time in a Bachelor of Science (honours) 
  • undertake a research project with a regional focus in the areas of agriculture, agribusiness or animal science;
  • have a record of high achievement in previous studies or professional work; and
  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.

How to Apply

Complete the online application form and attach the required documents by the closing date.


Required Documents

This scholarship requires you to provide the following documents: 

  • completed application form  
  • a summary (no more than two A4 pages) of your intended honours project including details of the location of rural fieldwork and name of the agribusiness partner 
  • written confirmation from your proposed honours supervisor confirming supervision of your project 
  • a personal statement of no more than two A4 pages 
  • a written reference from a person qualified to comment on either your academic studies or current or past employment.

Payment Method
  • $2,500 in week 7 or 8 of Semester 2
  • $2,500 upon the successful submission, and grading of your honours thesis.

Scholarship Value:
$10,000
Opening Date:
7 Nov 2022
Closing Date:
12 Mar 2023
Student Type:
Domestic
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