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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

International WaterCentre (IWC) Water Leader Scholarships

Overview

Every year, the International WaterCentre (IWC) offers scholarships to a small number of excellent candidates who are accepted into the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM). These scholarships are awarded to applicants who clearly demonstrate potential to become water leaders of the future.

About the Master of Integrated Water Management

The Masters program is custom-designed by leading practitioners and academics from a range of disciplines from four leading universities in Australia.

The program takes a whole-of-water-cycle approach and equips students with the integration, leadership and managerial skills to become part of an elite group of water leaders with sustainable and holistic solutions to global water and climate change challenges.

The program starts in February (Semester 1) at The University of Queensland, Brisbane.


Scholarship value

  • Full-tuition fee ($41,520) for full-time or part-time/distance** study of the Master of Integrated Water Management
  • Partial-tuition fee* for full-time or part-time/distance** study of the Master of Integrated Water Management
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for international students

Note: the scholarships do not include travel, accommodation, field work, or living costs. These costs will be the responsibility of successful recipients.

* The selection committee will make a decision as to which recipients will receive a full or partial tuition scholarship.

** Part-time/distance study option is available only to Australian/NZ citizens and Australian permanent residents.




Who can apply

The scholarships are available to eligible Australian/New Zealand citizens, Australian permanent residents and international applicants to study the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) program which begins in February 2012 (Semester 1).


Entry requirements

To apply for the scholarship, you must also apply for the MIWM program. Both applications must be received by 1 August 2011.

To apply for the MIWM program, you will need:

  • A completed undergraduate degree in a related field of study from an internationally-recognised institution.
  • Demonstrated English language proficiency
  • Two years practical experience in a related field is preferred but not essential.

Please note that the scholarship is only available to study the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management. It is not available for the IWC Graduate Diploma/Certificate programs or for any other program offered by UQ or any other institutions.

Selection Criteria

Typically, successful scholarship candidates will possess an excellent academic record and several years of relevant professional experience. The IWC selection panel will use the following selection criteria when assessing scholarship applications:

  • Academic record: an excellent academic record and a likelihood of success in further study.
  • Professional record: relevant employment experience, achievements, membership of professional bodies and professional references.
  • Commitment to the whole-of-water cycle, integrated and interdisciplinary approaches to water management.
  • Leadership qualities including collaboration and team work, flexibility, initiative, communication skills, integrity and vision through professional, educational, community and other achievements.
  • Potential outcomes: the likelihood of positive impacts on the individual and the water sector from participating in the MIWM Program.

How to apply

Applications for the Water Leader Scholarships are currently open. Only those applications received by 1 August 2011 will be considered. Before you apply, please read IWC Water Leader Scholarships Terms and Conditions.

Step 1: Apply for the MIWM program

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Step 2: Apply for the Water Leader Scholarships

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Note: as part of the scholarship’s application process, you will be required to attach the following documents to your application:

• current CV/resume

• 2 reference letters

Scholarships selection outcomes

Your application for the Water Leader Scholarships will be assessed by a selection panel at the International WaterCentre. You will be notified of the outcome of your application by 9 September 2011.

The selection panel adheres to IWC's policy of non-discrimination for this process. Decisions of the selection panel are final and confidential. IWC will not enter into correspondence regarding outcomes of the selection process.


Citizenship/visa status

Successful international applicants must meet visa requirements of the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship.

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