Institute for Future Environments
IF49 Doctor of Philosophy (Science) Scholarships
$30,000 per annum tax free (3 years full time)
QUT's Institute for Future Environments (IFE) is offering a number of PhD scholarships that will support national climate change research programs. IFE is at the forefront of greenhouse gas emissions assessments from terrestrial ecosystems.
The scholarships are associated with Australian Government funded research projects that examining nitrous oxide emissions, carbon and nitrogen cycle and carbon sequestration from a range of agriculture systems.
The award is due to commence July 2012 and is based at QUT's Institute for Future Environments through the School of Earth, Environmental and Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Gardens Point Campus Brisbane. There is a stipend of $30,000 (tax free and indexed annually) for up to three years, full time study.
Include a Bachelor degree with Honours 1 or 2A, or equivalent. In judging equivalence, QUT may consider previous study, other research experience, research publications, referrees' reports and relevant work experience. We are looking for a graduate within the broad fields of soil and/or plant sciences. Experience in one of the following areas would be an advantage, GIS, software or hardware development and programming. A valid driver's licence is essential. The applicant must be a domestic student (Australian Citizen or permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen). Only international students that have been awarded and International Postgraduate Research Scholarship can apply.
For further information and to express your interest in these scholarships, please send the following by 30 June 2012.