Thursday, June 26, 2008

PhD scholarships

Scholarship Description
These Australian Research Council funded scholarships will support PhD research as part of an inter-university (ANU, Flinders, Murdoch, UWA) research project on local decision-making processes in the context of conservation and development programs in different regions of Indonesia. The project aims to improve understanding of contemporary community dynamics in a range of cultural and ecological settings, as well as the practical implications of local participation and capacity building interventions for achieving equity and sustainability outcomes. Essential criteria include: * a first-class Honours or Masters degree with a thesis component in a relevant social science field * advanced fluency in Indonesian language * field research or other equivalent community/overseas experience * ability to work independently and as part of a team * Australian citizenship or permanent residency Please forward initial expressions of interest by email to: A/Professor Carol Warren

Study Subject: community environment and local governance in Indonesia
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Provided By: Murdoch University
Level: Post Graduate

This scholarship is offered once only to 2 people. Open for applications from August 1, 2008 until September 15, 2008.

Payment Information
The value of this scholarship is AUD25000 (per annum). This award is to be used for research, living expenses, travel, fees and miscellaneous purposes. This scholarship is paid monthly for the period of 3 years.

Research Information
This scholarship is for one of the following fields of research: SOCIAL SCIENCES, HUMANITIES AND ARTS - GENERAL. It is required that your study starts no earlier than February 1, 2008.

This scholarship requires you to have achieved Honours 1 or equivalent, or Masters or equivalent. Only citizens of Australia or permanent residents can apply.

Application Details
To apply for this scholarship you must refer to scholarship description. Terms and conditions are subject to change. Always confirm details with scholarship provider before applying.