Scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships

MDBA collaboration top up scholarships

The Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems (CFE) in association with The Murray-Darling Basin Authority (on behalf of the Joint Governments) is committed to the generation and adoption of freshwater ecological knowledge to inform decision-making.

The CFE and MDBA Collaboration partnership invites applications for top-up scholarships to support Post Graduate students undertaking research on the ecology and biogeochemistry of floodplains, rivers and wetlands.

PhD Top-Up Scholarship

A PhD has a top-up scholarship that is made up of operating and/or a stipend, so $15,000 top-up with $10,000 stipend and $5000 operating.

Applicants must be enrolled or in the process for applying through La Trobe University for a relevant scholarship for doctoral studies e.g. Australian Post Graduate Award (APA) or International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (LTUPRS).

These positions can be based at the Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems at either the Albury-Wodonga or Mildura campuses of La Trobe University.

As well as a stipend top-up and operating funds to support travel and fieldwork, successful applicants will engage with state and federal water policy and management representatives with the aim of enhancing their understanding of evidence-based decision making.

How to apply

For further information and application form, please email us.

Closing date – Applications close 30 January 2019.

For further information on the top up scholarships, please contact: Dr Daryl Nielsen, Principal Research Scientist CSIRO Land and Water.


Undergraduate scholarships

Over a number of years, the Rotary Club of Albury in collaboration with the Centre for Freshwater Research Centre (CFE) La Trobe University, Albury-Wodonga formerly the Murray–Darling Freshwater Research Centre (MDFRC) ran the Rotary Murray–Darling School for Freshwater Research. The Rotary Club of Albury wish to continue their long partnership with La Trobe University to support an Honours students via a Bursary at the Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems.

Rotary Club of Albury Honours Bursary

The Rotary Club of Albury Honours Bursary is now open to potential Honours students commencing in 2019. Applications close 19 February 2019.