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Palaeontology PhD funding for International Students at Griffith University in Australia, 2018

The Griffith University is now accepting applications for Palaeontology Scholarship open to domestic and international applicants. The grant is available to study PhD programme.

The aim of The grant is to provide financial help to international students.

Griffith University is a public research university in South East Queensland on the east coast of Australia. Formally founded in 1971, Griffith opened its doors in 1975, introducing Australia’s first degrees in environmental science and Asian studies.

Course Level: The studentships are available to study PhD programme.

Study Subject: There is scope for the PhD candidate to study any aspect of taphonomy and site formation processes related to the vertebrate fossils. The research will concentrate on the formation of vertebrate-bearing cemented deposits in Sumatran caves. Research may also focus on aspects of non-cave deposits found during the course of the research. Fieldwork will be an essential part of this research.

Award: Stipend is A$26,682 per annum (indexed) for up to four years.

Number of Awards: Not Known

The award can be taken in Australia

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the opportunity :

  • This scholarship is open to domestic and international applicants
  • Applicants must have completed, or expect to complete, a bachelor’s degree with first-class honours or equivalent in geology, palaeontology, archaeology or another discipline relevant to the project and be intending to enrol full-time in an approved doctoral program.

Nationality: This scholarship is open to domestic and international applicants.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have completed, or expect to complete, a bachelor’s degree with first-class honours or equivalent.

English Language Requirements: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English the candidate should have a very good command over the English language.

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How to Apply: Applicants should visit the Griffith University website and follow the process for applying for entry to the Griffith Higher Degree Research program, which includes a section for applications. When applying for entry, interested applicants should specify the ‘Palaeontology scholarship’ under ‘Other’ as the program they wish to be considered for as part of their application.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Closed

Scholarship Link

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