Costa Berries Scholarship in Horticultural Science

Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Agriculture and Environment
Scholarship value $5000
Opening date 16 July 2019
Closing date 25 August 2019

Scholarship description

The Costa Berries Scholarship in Horticultural Science scholarship supports and encourages students who wish to have a career in horticulture and develop horticultural industry skills in Far North Queensland.

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for the scholarship, if the applicant: 

  1. submits an application to the Head, by the closing date for applications; and
  2. is enrolled full-time in the second year of the relevant program; and
  3. does not hold another scholarship that the Head considers to be similar.

Priority will be given to a student whose home address is Far North Queensland.

Before you apply

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them before applying.

How to apply

Please submit all completed sections of the application form to science.scholarships@uq.edu.au by 5:00pm (AEST) 22 March 2019.

Please ensure you have included the following supporting documentation: 

  • Evidence of full time enrolment in an approved program. 
  • Evidence of academic merit. (e.g. academic transcript).  
  • Evidence of previous leadership skills or personal qualities. 
  • A cover letter that includes your carrer aims and interest in completing a vacation empolyment at Costa Group. 

 

Selection criteria

The scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by-

  1. academic achievement in courses undertaken during the first two semesters of the relevant program; and
  2. personal qualities, including leadership potential; and
  3. strength of interest that the applicant demonstrates in completing at least one period of vacation employment at Costa Group; and
  4. any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future success in the horticulture profession.

The selection committee may interview short-listed applicants.

Application form

Scholarship rules

Contact

Advancement (Scholarships & Prizes) Officer