Sandrina Park Graduate Award

The Sandrina Park Award was established in 1983 with an endowment provided by Mal and Sandy Nairn to support postgraduate research in rural based industries. The award took its name from the Nairn family farming property at Bannister. This award is open to Murdoch University Postgraduate students working in any animal related discipline with encouragement towards the field of large animal and/or rural research.

The award may be used to fund or supplement a research project or to cover travel expenses up to a maximum of $1500 (AUD) to allow a postgraduate student to attend a conference or research meeting relevant to their field of research.

Number:

One award is available

Value:

Up to $1,500 

Closes:

Friday, 30 November 2018

Payment:

A singular one-off payment will be made to the awardee's nominated bank account.

Eligibility:

To apply for this scholarship you must:

  • Be a postgraduate students working in any animal related discipline with encouragement towards the field of large animal and/or rural research; and
  • Intend to attend a conference or research meeting relevant to your field of research
More info:

Please ensure you take the appropriate amount of time and effort in presenting your application and ensure all relevant information is included. The recipient will be required to report back  regarding the outcomes of their project.

How to apply

1 Applicants should forward a one page CV, together with a one page proposal outlining the following:
• Name & contact information
• The objective of the project
• The anticipated outcomes of the project
• How the funds will be used to support the project

2 Please submit inquiries or applications electronically to:
Student Financial Support
scholarships@murdoch.edu.au

What happens next?

All applications are ranked against each other in a careful assessment of the combination of each of these criteria:

  • Your personal statement that outlines specific examples of relevant community work, advocacy or employment.
  • A statement outlining your goals and aspirations.
  • Satisfactory references that provide an insight into your background and potential.
  • Circumstances of personal and/or financial hardship may be taken into consideration.

Applicants will be contacted by the Scholarships Office via the email address registered in MyInfo.