Opportunities exist to conduct world class research regarding the management and sustainability of the environment in areas such as wildlife and vegetation ecology, catchment management, river health and water sustainability, environmental sociology, and spatial sciences
Charles Sturt University’s School of Environmental Sciences (SES), based at Albury, is rated as above world standard (ERA 4) by the Australian Research Council The school has several vacancies available to support successful applicants for an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA). SES presently supports a large and vibrant PhD scholarly group of over 70 students.
We also have two industry supported projects that come with an additional top-up scholarship of $5,000 pa, and significant project operational funding:
To apply, you must possess a First Class Honours, Masters (by research) or equivalent from a recognised university. Applicants also need to identify a supervisor for their project. A tax-free scholarship to the value of AUD$24,653 per annum (2013 rate) is provided, plus a generous operating account provided for research costs.
For general enquiries, including details of available projects, please contact:
Dr Peter Spooner
SES postgraduate co-ordinator
Ph: 02 6051 9620
More information about CSU APA scholarships: http://www.csu.edu.au/research/support/research-students/my-hdr/getting-started/scholarship-opportunities/main-round