The aim of this scholarship is to build capacity in female water leadership in Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) and in doing so, to improve the implementation of IWRM in the home nation of the scholar.
The scholarship includes tuition fees and living expenses for a female candidate from a developing country to come to Australia and study the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management, commencing in 2014.
This scholarship is administered by the International WaterCentre and funded through the support of two generous donors: the Global Water Partnership (GWP) and the Thiess Family Trust who provided funds in memory of their son, Ken Thiess, who died performing engineering duties on the construction of the Snowy Mountains Scheme.
The course is taught by international leaders in a broad spectrum of disciplines and delivered by the International WaterCentre. Graduates gain the research, strategic and managerial skills they need to advance their careers in the water sector and become future leaders in integrated water management.
The course runs over two years and comprises four compulsory course units (first semester) and a research thesis (three semesters).
Graduates will receive an internationally recognised degree endorsed by four leading Australian Universities.
a) A completed undergraduate degree in a related field of study from an internationally-recognised institution
b) English language proficiency, as demonstrated by an officially recognised test of English language proficiency (see The University of Queensland requirements)
For further information and to apply for the scholarship, please visit the International WaterCentre website
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