Applications are invited for 2021 Sir Neil Isaac Masters and PhD Degree Scholarship in Environmental Science at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. The Isaac Conservation and Wildlife Trust set this scholarship in memory of Sir Neil Isaac, who had a lifelong enthusiasm for enhancing relationships between people and the environment. The recipient must lodge with the Isaac Conservation and Wildlife Trust a copy of any publication arising from the work undertaken during the tenure of the scholarship and must give due recognition to the donors in any such publication.
- Type: Masters and PhD Degree
- Application Deadline: 30 Nov 2020
- Host Institution(s): School of Earth and Environment at University of Canterbury, New Zealand
- Level/Field(s) of study: Environmental science or environmental conservation
- Number of Scholarships:1
- Target group: International students from all countries
- Scholarship worth: The scholarship award is $20,000 per annum, for a period of 2 to 3 years.
- Duration: 2 – 3 years or period necessary for a student to complete 2.00 EFTS in the case of a master’s student, or 3.00 EFTS in the case of a PhD student.
- The scholarship is tenable while the recipient is enrolled full-time in a programme for a Master’s or PhD degree at the University of Canterbury, working in environmental science or environmental conservation under the supervision of a member of the University of Canterbury staff.
- Applicants must undertake research on the environment, which may involve the application of environmental sciences in the broadest sense to the study of environmental problems or environmental conservation.
- In recommending the award, the Committee will consider general suitability of the candidate, including academic achievement; character; and ability to pursue research.
How to Apply
Interested applicants are to submit applications online. Candidates must provide a one-A4-page research proposal to indicate that their research is aligned with the research interests of a staff member of the University of Canterbury.
For more information, visit the official webpage