The McNamara Family have donated funds to establish the Keiran McNamara World Heritage PhD Top Up Scholarship in honour of Keiran McNamara, former Director General of the Department of Environment and Conservation. The scholarship aims to further knowledge and expertise the conservation and management of the natural values of World Heritage areas in Western Australia by attracting the next generation of outstanding intellects to this state.The Scholarships are offered across all five Western Australian universities to outstanding students who wish to undertake high quality PhD research related to identifying, managing and conservation of World Heritage areas in Western Australia.The scholarship is offered as a supplementary 'top-up' scholarship to the ECU Higher Degree by Research Scholarship and is comprised of a $10,000 per annum stipend (living allowance) and a $15,000 per annum operating allowance for research expenses, including research related travel.
To be eligible to apply for a scholarship, an applicant must:
Selection is made by the selection body to an eligible applicant on the basis of:
All applicants for the Keiran McNamara World Heritage PhD Top Up Scholarships must contact potential supervisors before submitting their application.
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