UNSW Science Vacation Research Scholarship

UNSW Science Vacation Research Scholarship

UGVC1056

Key
High School Leaver
Indigenous Australians
Rural
UAC & EAS
Criteria
Stage
Value
$3,800
60 Scholarship(s) available for Vacation
Residency
No residency requirements
Opens
14/08/2018
Closes
14/09/2018
Outline
The purpose of the UNSW Science Summer Vacation Research Scholarship is to expose highly talented undergraduate students, enrolled in Science or a related discipline, to scientific research and other science-based experience, and to further their education and inspire them to consider research or related activities. The scholarship program will run for a six week period over the Summer Semester (November to February).


Application Process
Students are required to submit a scholarship application (attaching their CV and academic transcripts as one PDF file) along with the UNSW Science Vacation Research Scholarship Form.


Research Projects

Visit the 2018/2019 Research Projects page for a list of possible research projects.

Eligibility
To be eligible, applicants must:
  • Be currently enrolled in second year or above of an undergraduate program in the Faculty of Science or a science-related discipline at UNSW or another Australian or New Zealand University.
  • Able to be engaged in a project on a full-time basis (35 hours/week for six weeks during normal working hours unless advised otherwise by the supervisor);
  • Projects must be focused on research-based activities (administration tasks are not regarded as research) and should be completed by the end of February;
  • Each successful candidate can hold only ONE such scholarship at a time;
  • Students who were previously awarded a UNSW Science Vacation Research Scholarship are not eligible to apply.
Selection
Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:
  • Academic Merit; the minimum WAM required would typically be expected to be 75.
  • Aptitude for research and commitment to studies in an area of research within UNSW Science
Preference may be given to students in their penultimate year of undergraduate study.