The Lamington Natural History Association—Centenary Bursary was established to commemorate the Centenary of Lamington National Park, the Lamington Natural History Association Inc. The bursary will assist students who are enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Science (with honours).

The bursary is valued at $1,000.

Applications close: Sunday 3 March 2019

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • Be enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Science (Honours) at any Griffith University campus.

Students enrolled in the Master of Environmental Science may be considered if their research component is at least 60CP in honours/postgraduate studies at Griffith University.

What do I include in my application?

To be considered for this scholarship, you must complete the following sections within the application.

Study Details

  • 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.

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Value

The bursary is valued at $1,000 and payable in a single instalment.

Payments are made within six weeks after the census date subject to satisfying scholarship terms and conditions.

Sponsor details

To commemorate the Centenary of Lamington National Park, the Lamington Natural History Association Inc. has established an agreement with Griffith University to offer a bursary to fund a student to undertake research into the natural environment.

Payment is made, after census, on confirmation that you are enrolled at Griffith University and still meet eligibility requirements.

Other conditions:

  • At the completion of the research project, you will present the research report to the LNHAI and be available to present a talk at one of the LNHAI Members' weekend meetings. You 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 you, or you substantially change your research project, or the research project is considered unsatisfactory, you may be required by the committee to repay the bursary.

Applications must be completed and submitted by the closing date.

Offers are made via email.

Applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information.