Undergraduate Student Opportunities
BAYERboost Environmental Scholarship
August 22, 2012
BAYERboost is an environmental-scholarship scheme aimed at giving undergraduate students experience in environmental research or restoration during their summer holidays. If you are an undergraduate student, fill in the application form to win a $6000 scholarship to work for 12 weeks on an environmental project. More (BAYERboost)
Closing date: September 30th 2012
Application Form (.doc)
BAYERboost flyer (pdf)
New Scientist Prize for Science Writing
August 9, 2012
The New Scientist Prize for Science Writing will open July 2012 for student articles and editorials from all the far reaches of science. The competition aims to enhance excitement and enthusiasm about science and science communication; encompassing discoveries, new and old, technology and social commentary on present uses of science in the community. Find out more.
Earthwatch – Sydney bandicoot conservation
October 25, 2011
Help protect Sydney’s bandicoots.
Earthwatch is looking for volunteers to spend a day in Manly’s North Head Sanctuary, with wildlife ecologists from the Australian Wildlife Conservancy, to learn about the threats facing bandicoots and use scent lures to attract and film predators.
This is a rare opportunity to get up close to one of Sydney’s more endangered mammals. The experience will also look great on a CV. Events will run over November and December 2011.
Download the flyer
Summer scholarships in New Zealand
The Faculty of Science at The University of Auckland is offering Summer Scholarships in 2011/2012. 3rd or 4th year undergraduate students from nominated universities will have the opportunity to undertake eight weeks of research on projects directed by academic staff in Auckland, New Zealand from December 2011 - February 2012. Enquiries and applications should be made by Wednesday 19 October 2011. Download this pdf to find out more.
Forest & Wood Products Australia are offering 20 scholarships for University of Sydney students worth up to $5000 each.
Visit their website to REGISTER and APPLY for scholarships
Opportunities for students at CSIRO
April 5, 2011
CSIRO's Contaminant Chemistry and Ecotoxicology program is the largest contaminants research group in Australia and provides expert advice and leadership on contaminant issues to national and international government agencies. They are offering two one year-in-industry placements to motivated undergraduate students to assist with the Centre's research and consulting activities. More details
AINSE Winter School at ANSTO
March 8, 2011
AINSE is offering an all expenses paid scholarship to each of its member universities to enable a nominated student to attend AINSE's Winter School on Applications of Nuclear Techniques. More details (flier)