University of Waikato Department of Conservation Freshwater Mussel Scholarship

Not currently accepting applications

Value: $15,000

Study Level: Postgraduate (Taught), Postgraduate (Research)

Subject Area: Science

Closing Date: 01 March 2019


The purpose of these scholarships is to support an innovative ecological research programme focused on supporting objectives of the Department of Conservation. The research will typically have a strong component of field ecology as well as laboratory studies. The focus for the research will be on understanding the pattern, process and functioning of ecosystems and species of conservation interest in order to understand the nature and extent of change and what might be needed to maintain and conserve them.


Expressions of Interest are sought from students who have been accepted in to and will be enrolling full-time in a MSc(Research) or the thesis year of their MSc(Research) and have a particular interest in the specific research area outlined in the regulations.