For: Students enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Science (with Honours) at any Griffith University campus
Available to: Commencing Students, Continuing students
Level of study: Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Citizenship: Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents, Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders, New Zealand Citizens, International students
Award value and benefits: $1,000
Duration: One-off payment
Programs of study: Bachelor of Science (Honours), Master of Environmental Science (may be considered if research component is at least 60CP in Honours/Postgraduate studies at Griffith University)
Applications close: Currently Closed (applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information)
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Candidates must meet all of these:
- Be enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Science (Honours) at any Griffith University campus.
If all are not addressed application will be deemed incomplete.
Honours and Research Topics:
- Research that demonstrates or aims to improve the biodiversity of the natural environment
- Field work of surveys associated with flora, fauna, aquatic or terrestrial ecosystems, environmental assessment and management
- Initiatives to minimise the risks to the environment
- Education programs to promote understanding and community awareness of environmental sustainability
Selection will be made by the bursary committee, who will assess how your proposed research project meets the above selection criteria. Preference will be given to research projects related to Australian rainforests and particularly Lamington National Park.
Terms and Conditions
- At the completion of the research project, the recipient will present the research report to the LNHAI and be available to present a talk at one of the LNHAI Members' weekend meeting. The recipient will not unreasonably decline to make this presentation at a time convenient to the LNHAI. Completion of the project shall be signified by the delivery into the hands of a representative of the LNHAI, a printed copy of the research report.
- In the event the research topic is not completed within the 12 months of the transfer of funds to the recipient, or the recipient substantially changes their research project, or the research project is considered unsatisfactory, the committee will decide on an appropriate action for the unspent monies.
- The bursary committee reserves the right to award more than one bursary or not award a bursary in any one year.
To commemorate the Centenary of Lamington National Park, the Lamington Natural History Association Inc. (LNHA) has established an agreement with Griffith University to offer a bursary to fund a student to undertake research into the natural environment. The bursary is valued at $1,000.