Deakin University is delighted to offer PhD scholarship for Australian and international students to pursue research projects at Deakin’s Blue Carbon Lab, Centre for Integrative Ecology, School of Life and Environmental Sciences. Successful applicants will work with the subject of ‘Microbiology and greenhouse gas dynamics of inland wetlands’, headed by Dr Peter Macreadie.
The general goal of the sector-based research project will be to formulate strategies to maximise carbon sequestration by inland wetlands and minimize release of greenhouse gases.
All applicants, no matter citizenship or country of origin, will be needed to demonstrate they fulfill entry Conditions for Deakin’s classes, in addition to English language proficiency.
Deakin University is a university with roughly 50,644 higher education pupils in 2014. Established in 1974, the University was named following the leader of the Australian federation movement and the state’s second Prime Minister, Alfred Deakin.
Course Level: Scholarship can be obtained to pursue PhD programme.
Study Subject: Scholarship is accessible in Deakin’s Blue Carbon Lab, Centre for Integrative Ecology, School of Life and Environmental Sciences.
Scholarship Award: Value:
- A stipend of $26,682 (2017 rate) per annum, tax exempt
- A relocation allowance up to $1,500 (2017 rate) given to pupils who are moving from interstate or foreign in order to study at Deakin
- Paid ill, pregnancy and parental leave
- Tuition fee and foreign health coverage for international pupils for the term of four years.
Duration: Three years
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship may be taken in Australia
Eligibility: The following standards must be satisfied in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship.
- Open to both national and International candidates.
- Applicants must match Deakin’s PhD entrance conditions, be registering full time and hold a Honours degree (First Class) or a Master’s degree using a considerable research part in environmental microbiology. Please refer to the entrance pathways to higher degrees by research for additional info.
- An established reputation for academic excellence is demanded. Applicants with first-authored publications in quality journals will score tremendously.
- Experience in gathering field data and ability to attempt independent fieldwork.
- Capacity to execute research in cooperation using a variety of stakeholders (government agencies, private landholders, conservation groups etc.).
- Strong English written communication abilities, for example, capability to compose research results into scientific papers.
Nationality: Domestic and International candidates are permitted use for this scholarship programme.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must match Deakin’s PhD entrance conditions, be registering full time and hold a Honours degree (First Class) or a Master’s degree using a considerable research part in environmental microbiology.
English language Requirements: Applicants must have powerful English written communication abilities, for example, capability to compose research results into scientific papers.
How to Apply: Please refer to the how you can use for a research degree page for program advice.
The location will remain open until filled and the first appraisal of programs is likely to be contacted in April 2017.
Application Deadline: Scholarship program deadline is December 1, 2017.