Geoscience Scholarships and Bursaries

Geoscience Scholarships and Bursaries

We have a range of scholarships and bursaries available to students undertaking geoscience related studies at JCU at undergraduate to postgraduate levels. A full list of JCU scholarships can be found here.

The JCU Geoscience Discipline also awards a number of prizes each year to first, second and third year undergraduate students. A full list of these prizes is available here.

Scholarships and Bursaries through JCU


Undergraduate:

Q Coal Foundation Scholarship

$10,000 per year for first- or second-year geology or science students

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Dean's Bursary

$2000 for first-year students

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Dean's Scholarship

$10,000 for first-year students

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Honours:

EGRU scholarships

$5,000 for geology honours students

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Postgraduate:

W.C Lacy Scholarship

$5,000 for PhD students in Earth Sciences

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AIMS@JCU PhD Scholarships

4 year stipend plus $5000 top-up for PhD students in marine research fields

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Scholarships and Bursaries through organisations affiliated with JCU geosciences


AusIMM  Max Eden Memorial Bursary

$500 for first-year geoscience students

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AusIMM Atlas Copco Scholarship

4 weeks work experience in Australia and Sweden for undergraduate or postgraduate students

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AusIMM EEF scholarship program

for students working/studying in fields related to the minerals industry

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Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) Bursary program

$1000 to $4000 for third-year, honours and postgraduate geoscience students

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Geological Society of Australia (GSA) Endowment Fund

for undergraduate Earth Science students

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Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia (PESA) postgraduate scholarship

$5000 per year for masters of PhD students undertaking petroleum-related research

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AusIMM Far North Queensland first-year bursary

$2000 for first-year students intending to work in the mining industry (Cairns region)

contact Andrew Harwood: andrew.harwood@evolutionmining.com.au