At a glance

Available to: 
Current Student
Level of study: 
Postgraduate Coursework
Year of study: 
1st - 3rd year
Citizenship: 
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens
International student

The object of the fund is to provide bursaries to assist the research or professional development of post-graduate students enrolled at The University of Queensland who are studying in the field of tropical agronomy.

Award value:
$2,321 (approximate, based on the last year of award)
Duration: 
1 year
Applications open: 
21 February 2017
Applications close: 
24 March 2017
  • Eligibility

    An applicant is eligible for the award of a scholarship in a year if, in that year, the applicant:
    (a) Is currently enrolled in a postgraduate program at The University of Queensland; and
    (b) Provides a plan indicating how the Bursary would be spent in furthering the applicant’s research or professional development in the field of tropical agronomy
    (c) Applies for the scholarship by the closing date for applications.

Established in 1987 by a fund of some $11,000 raised by colleagues and friends in memory of Associate Professor Peter Carlile Whiteman, Reader in Tropical Agronomy at the University of Queensland, who died on 6 April, 1986. The object of the fund is to provide bursaries to assist the research or professional development of post-graduate students enrolled at The University of Queensland who are studying in the field of tropical agronomy.
Award benefits: 
Money