School of Environmental and Life Sciences - Research in the Conservation Biology of the Threatened Green and Golden Bell Frogs Vacation Scholarship

Amount$2000Number Available3FacultyFaculty of Science and Information Technology
EstablishmentThis scholarship is available to support a program of supervised research relevant to the student's program of study in the School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, during the period November 2014 to March 2015.

The scholarship holder is required to pursue a program of twelve (12) weeks of full-time research, starting and ending during the period, in the School under the supervision of a member of academic staff.

For more information, please contact Michael Mahony (

Applicable to: Environmental Science, Management, Life Sciences, Science & Information Technology, Field work, Summer, Vacation.


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Experience in assisting with field work and having a strong desire to work outdoors and an interest in amphibian research is critical. Hours are irregular and the field work is physical.
  • Be enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management or Bachelor of Science program
Required Documentation

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • Brief statement (100 words) outlining the reasons for applying and why you are interested in the particular rearch area; your future goals and aspirations; and please include the title of the proposed project, project #, and supervisor's name.

Benefit is $2,000 paid in fortnightly installments.


Selection shall be based on

  • experience in assistance with fieldwork;
  • academic merit in the Bachelor Environmental Science & Management program;
  • the capacity to commit to a timetable and assist with field work at

unusual times.

  • Faculty of Science and Information Technology

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759