55 PhD | 1 Masters | 23 Honours | 11 Associate | 3 Water Industry Degree students have commenced their studies with WaterRA. 95+% of WaterRA students commence their careers in the water sector...
Today's student could be tomorrow's game changer...
To be eligible for a scholarship you MUST:
Be enrolled with an Australian University
Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia
Whilst under COVID travel restrictions, International students must be residing in Australia with the appropriate visa before submitting an application form.
Before contacting the Research Capability Manager, read 'The Process' document under Application information (to the right).
Building future expertise across the water industry is the key focus of the WaterRA Student Program. The Program aims to build capacity and capability in high quality research to support the Australian water community and facilitate knowledge transfer and uptake of research.
Bringing together universities, students and water utilities, WaterRA supports the training of young industry professionals to help build long term operational excellence. The program enables graduates to carry out research through student projects with the aim of encouraging participants to:
PhD Scholarships are awarded to students with exceptional research potential undertaking a higher degree by research. The student is to demonstrate initiative and have an interest in the water sector. This opportunity will provide students the opportunity to enhance their research skills and offers professional development in a wide range of water industry related areas.
Masters Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate initiative and an interest in the water sector. Masters by Research projects train students in the analysis of relevant literature and materials, the application of research methodology/ techniques and subsequent evaluation. This initiative is intended to support students who, on completion of their Masters Degree, would be prepared to enter the water industry or progress to a post graduate degree in a water-related field of research.
Information on Masters by Coursework can be found here.
Student applications are to be emailed to Research Capability Manager
Domestic students must apply for a primary scholarship at the University. International students must be enrolled at an Australian University and have secured a primary scholarship (all students must apply for and secure an RTS, IPRS or equivalent Australian primary scholarship).
Currently, due to COVID travel restrictions International students must be residing in Australia with appropriate visa before submitting an application.
Nancy Millis Memorial PhD Scholarship
The Nancy Millis Memorial PhD Scholarship is offered annually in honour of microbiologist Emeritus Professor Nancy Millis AC MBE for her pioneering work in agriculture, environmental protection, medicine and engineering.
For further information click here.
Essential Criteria for Student Applications must:
a) academic record
b) quality of written application
c) skills/study match to the project requirements
d) interview (if applicable)
Key Information for Students
University enrolment dates:
Check the university website for scholarship application due dates. Some universities have 3 semesters, some two... the due dates have all changed.
Research Capability Manager
08 7424 2443