Peter Whiteman Memorial Bursary


Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Postgraduate, Higher Degree by Research
Study area Agriculture and Environment
Scholarship value At least $2,000
Number awarded 1
Opening date 10 August 2021
Closing date 8 September 2021


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.


An applicant is eligible for the award of a scholarship in a year if, in that year, the applicant:

  • is enrolled full-time in a postgraduate program with a major or field of study in agronomy or crop science; and
  • applies for the scholarship by the closing date for applications.
Applications are closed.

Before you get started

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How to apply

Please complete and submit the Peter Whiteman Memorial Bursary online application form by 27th August 2021 at 11.59 PM AEST. Please ensure you've read the prompts in the application form and attach all relevant supporting documents before submitting your application. No late or incomplete applications will be considered.

All submissions will be kept confidential and only used for the purposes of assessing the bursary. 


Selection criteria

The bursary is awarded to the applicant showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by: 

  • academic achievement.
  • personal qualities, including leadership potential, community service, and engagement.
  • strength of personal statement indicating how the bursary can support the applicant’s research or professional development.
  • any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant’s future professional success.
Applications are closed.


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