A W Howard Memorial Research Fellowship
Agriculture, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences, Economics, Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts - General
The aims of the Trust are to encourage and promote research and investigation in the fields of natural science and social science, including economics which relate to the development, management and use of pastures. The successful student will be recognised as the AW Howard Fellow.
The AW Howard Memorial Trust Incorporated seeks applications from suitably qualified students in agricultural science, natural resource management, agricultural economics and social science, who are intending to commence or have started approved postgraduate tertiary studies (master or doctorate degrees) that relate to the development, management and use of pastures. The fellowship is open to Australian postgraduate students enrolled or intending to enrol at any tertiary institution located in Australia, or students who have been continuously resident in Australia for 3 years immediately preceding the closing date of applications. At the conclusion of the tenure of the award, the fellow shall present to the trust a report summarising his or her study, to be published in Agricultural Science, the Journal of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology. The fellow will also be asked to give an AW Howard Memorial Trust seminar on the work.
The AW Howard Memorial Fellowship will be awarded on a competitive basis and will provide an annual $5,000 top-up postgraduate stipend to the successful applicant tenable for a period of up to 3 years.
4th March 2013