Sir Eric Smart Masters Scholarship in Agricultural Research
Application open: 29 Jun 2018
Application close: 02 Nov 2018,
Sir Eric Smart bequeathed funds to The University of Western Australia (the University) to provide scholarships to assist and encourage a high-achieving student to undertake a masters degree at the University with a dissertation relating to agricultural productivity in grain crops in the Perth to Geraldton coastal region. Sir Eric Smart was a pioneer cereal producer in light land around Mingenew and, at one point, was considered the worlds largest individual wheat grower.
To be eligible to apply for a scholarship, an applicant must—(a) have completed— (i) the Bachelor of Science with a major in Agricultural Science; (ii) the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) with a major in Agricultural Science; (b) have applied for admission in to, or be eligible to enrol in, a master’s degree by coursework and dissertation offered by the Faculty of Science; and (c) demonstrate an interest in research related to agricultural productivity in grain crops with an emphasis on light soil types in Western Australia.
To be eligible to take up a scholarship, an awardee must be— (a) enrolled—(i) full-time unless the selection body is satisfied that there are exceptional circumstances1 which preclude full-time enrolment; (ii) in a master’s degree by coursework and dissertation offered by the Faculty of Science; and (iii) in the research development and/or research project units for the applicable course; and (b) undertaking research related to agricultural productivity in grain crops with an emphasis on light soil types in Western Australia.Act Now