Moreton Bay Research Station Scholarship in partnership with Sibelco Australia

Conduct your student research in an idyllic setting at UQ’s Moreton Bay Research Station (MBRS) on North Stradbroke Island.

Sibelco Pty Ltd, in association with MBRS, is offering scholarships to the value of $2,500 to Honours and Research Higher Degree students from UQ to undertake research in any discipline. Scholarship winners would conduct their research from MBRS based on North Stradbroke Island.

The setting offers a wealth of opportunity and knowledge acquisition for students of indigenous studies, engineering, humanities, marine science, earth sciences, architecture, anthropology and more.

The scholarships could be used towards research in areas such as indigenous housing, Aboriginal health, oceanography, environmental management, mining engineering and rehabilitation, marine park management, evolution, terrestrial wildlife research, or any other research topic at UQ.

How many scholarships are available?

There are four (4) scholarships to be awarded in each of 2016, 2017, 2018 and there are six (6) scholarships to be awarded in 2019.

What can the scholarships be used for?

The scholarship funding will assist the recipients with access to accommodation, labs (including PC2 facilities), computers, scientific equipment, vehicles or boats located at MBRS.

The scholarships must be used for research that will be conducted at the Moreton Bay Research Station or across North Stradbroke Island terrestrial and/or marine environment.

The scholarships are to cover research costs, cannot be taken in cash and are non-transferable. Additional to the scholarships, Sibelco will cover some transport costs to and from North Stradbroke Island.

How will the scholarships be awarded?

The scholarships will be awarded to applicants showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by:

  1. Evidence of academic achievement
  2. Academic quality of the research proposal
  3. Significance and innovation of the research proposal
  4. Budget and justification of spending

How to apply

Please send applications to:
Lucy Hurrey
Phone: (07) 3443 2071
Closing date: Friday 20th of May, 2016

Information about Moreton Bay Research Station

The Station offers a variety of accommodation, some with kitchen facilities available. A certified commercial kitchen is also available in the Station. For more information, please visit the link above.

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