Opportunities

General information

fieldworkWe welcome grant and scholarship applications from highly qualified and motivated (prospective) graduate Honours, MSc and PhD students. Research projects are possible in the general areas of monitoring and forecasting water resources, drought, flooding, bushfire risk, landscape condition and agricultural production; vegetation in the water and carbon cycles; and climate-water relations and the global water cycle. Methodological approaches can include literature review, field experimentation, spatiotemporal satellite remote sensing data analysis and/or numerical biophysical modelling.

remote_sensingThe Fenner School of Environment and Society has a large and dynamic community of MSc and PhD students with access to modern office facilities and high-quality computational infrastructure. Our group collaborates closely with the CSIRO, Bureau of Meteorology, Geosciences Australia and several other agencies, as well as with academic experts in Australia and internationally. Students will be encouraged to collaborate widely and attend national and international conferences.

Available opportunities are outlined below.

Water and Landscape Dynamics Supplementary PhD Scholarships

These scholarships are suitable for high-quality domestic students with access to a base scholarship who are enrolled, or intending to enrol, at The Australian National University to undertake research with our group. The value of the scholarship is $21,000 over a period of up to 3 years, with an additional $6,000 in operating funds. If you are interested in applying, read this information.

Water and Landscape Dynamics International PhD Scholarships

These scholarships are suitable for high-quality international students seeking a base scholarship to enrol at The Australian National University to undertake research with our group. The scholarship includes a stipend of around $27,000 per year for 3 years to cover living expenses, a tuition fee waiver, and an additional $6,000 in operating funds. If you are interested in applying, read this information.

Graduate Exchange Travel Grants

These grants are available for students enrolled at another university in Australia or overseas wanting to undertake a research project with our group as part of their MSc or PhD degree. Exchange visits will have a typical duration of 6 to 12 months and will result in one or more joint publications. Grants will be paid as a bi-weekly allowance that considers individual circumstances and the anticipated benefits of the exchange. This scholarship is available throughout the year. To apply contact us directly.