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Nancy Roma Paech PhD Scholarships


23 July 2012

These $30,000 per annum scholarships are open for application now. Further scholarships are available and will be listed here as well.

Potential research students interested in any field of agricultural or environmental research should go here to see details for applications (up to four rounds per year). Potential research students should go here to see details of current projects and to see supervisor details.

Full-time postgraduate scholarships to undertake research studies leading to a PhD in Agriculture, are available for suitably qualified candidates with an interest in the disciplines pertaining to agricultural science.
The aim of the scholarships is to support research that benefits pastoral industries and the sustainable management of rangeland, pastoral and related inland Australian landscapes. In particular, they will be supporting research into the types of low-impact, broad-acre agriculture that are the future of sustainable land management for a large proportion of the Australian continent.
The research and associated activities supported by the Paech Bequest will be conducted through the Centre for Carbon, Water and Food of the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, at the Camden campus of the University of Sydney.
Students with a background in agricultural science with a strong undergraduate record (Honours 1) or equivalent are encouraged to apply. Applicants are not restricted to Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens, however this scholarship does not cover any tuition fees payable by international students.
The scholarship is valued at $30,000 per annum (tax exempt) and may be available for three years, subject to satisfactory progress. An additional sum of $5,000 per annum may be available for further research purposes.

Research Scholarships will be considered for applicants who have submitted a formal application for candidature, and been offered postgraduate candidature in the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment.

Other scholarships available:

FH Loxton Postgraduate (Industry) Scholarships (Applications have closed):

Full-time postgraduate scholarships to undertake research studies leading to a PhD in Agriculture, are available for suitably qualified candidates with an interest in the scientific study of one of the faculties specialisations who has an honours or masters level degree, pertaining to agriculture and environment or closely related areas. Conditions apply.
The object of the scholarships is the encouragement and promotion of the scientific study of agriculture within the Faculty. In awarding the scholarships, consideration shall be given to the work of the applicants during their undergraduate courses, their postgraduate careers, if any, and their special aptitude and ability to carry out the object of the scholarship.
The scholarship is valued at $30,000 per annum (tax exempt) and may be available for three years, subject to satisfactory progress. An additional sum of $5,000 per annum may be available for further research purposes.

Faculty Postgraduate Research Scholarships:

Applications are invited for the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment postgraduate research scholarships. The awards are for full-time postgraduate study leading to a higher degree by research and thesis and are tenable for up to two years for a Master of Philosophy, and three years for a PhD candidate. Applicants must be graduates, graduands or persons holding equivalent qualifications who are eligible for admission to candidature for a higher degree. The scholarship is paid at the APA rate.

In addition, under the University's Postgraduate Research Support Scheme, funds will be made available each year to assist postgraduate research students to, amongst other things, attend conferences or visit specialist libraries and laboratories. The funds under this scheme will be awarded on a competitive basis and an application will be required.


Contact: Ms Robyn Turner

Phone: 02 8627 1003

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