The Arthur McComb PhD Field Work Grant NOW CLOSED

Updated: about 10 hours ago
Location: Perth, WESTERN AUSTRALIA

The Arthur McComb PhD Field Work Grant NOW CLOSED
Arthur McComb was Professor of Environmental Science at Murdoch University from 1989 – 1996.  He was passionate in wanting to improve the state of environmental management, based on rational, logical and well-founded biological principles.  This award has been established by his family to commemorate his desire to continually improve our knowledge of the Western Australian biota and its management. 
Provider:
The Arthur McComb PhD Field Work Grant
No. of Scholarships:
1 Awarded every 4 years
Duration of Award:
Duration of degree
Level of study:
  • Research

Study Area:
  • Environmental and Conservation Sciences

  • Eligibility
  • How to Apply

Eligibility

  • Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the required HDR degree to be eligible (first or upper second-class Honours degree, Masters degree by research, or equivalent).

  • maintain continuous full-time or part time enrolment

  • be within the allowed enrolment period for the Degree

  • have submitted a satisfactory Annual Progress Report for the previous year 

  • successful applicant will be decided on the basis of relevance and importance of the project for conservation and the funds available and referee support 

  • not have submitted your thesis for examination 

  • This could be awarded within the first three years of your PhD (Awarded Pro-rata)

  • if your CoC is not yet been approved, the scholarship will awarded pending the approval


     

How to Apply

To apply, candidates must submit: 


  • Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the required HDR degree to be eligible (first or upper second-class Honours degree, Masters degree by research, or equivalent).

  • A separate sheet containing name, contact details and nationality.   

  • A one to two page CV including details of undergraduate studies, employment, extracurricular interests, and a statement outlining your goals and aspirations 

  • Up to one page description of your project, including a justification and approximate costing of the field work, and a statement of the funds available and how the grant funds will be used 

  • A brief reference from your supervisor 

  • Please submit all your application documents to Graduate Research Office – graduateresearchdegrees@murdoch.edu.au   

Contact for more information 

Dr Jane Chambers   


Phone: 9360 2739 


Email: J.Chambers@murdoch.edu.au 


Required Documents
  • A separate sheet containing name, contact details and nationality.   

  • A one to two page CV including details of undergraduate studies, employment, extracurricular interests, and a statement outlining your goals and aspirations 

  • Up to one page description of your project, including a justification and approximate costing of the field work, and a statement of the funds available and how the grant funds will be used 

  • A brief reference from your supervisor 

  • Please submit all your application documents to Graduate Research Office – graduateresearchdegrees@murdoch.edu.au   


Payment Method

$3,000 each year up to $9,000

Students may commence at time of time of their degree and will be awarded on a pro-rata


Scholarship Value:
$3,000 each year Total Value $9,000 over three years
Student Type:
Domestic International
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