Marine Discovery Scholarship

EXPERIENCE A WEEK AS A MARINE BIOLOGIST


Win a trip to Tasmania's East Coast to study the marine environment on Maria Island and get a taste of what studying at University is like while you are still in year 11 or 12.

Five interstate and four Tasmanian winners will secure a place on the University of Tasmania program A Practical Introduction to Temperate Marine Biology which runs from Wednesday 18 April until 23 April 2018.

Get a head start in a career on the water:

  • Get credit for one unit towards your degree at the University of Tasmania
  • Learn practical techniques normally taught on the job or at University
  • Spend five days on Maria Island exploring the marine environment
  • Day six is spent presenting your research findings in Hobart at the state-of-the-art Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies

What’s up for grabs?

  • Field excursion fee of $645 for the program A Practical Introduction to Temperate Marine Biology
  • Accommodation, airport transfers and return economy airfares from your nearest capital city to Hobart for our five interstate recipients
  • Transport from Hobart to Maria Island return, including ferry crossings
  • All catering while on Maria Island
  • Hire of all required diving and survey gear

View the full terms and conditions.

What next?

Enter your details below, and we’ll email you the entry and pre-registration forms. Simply fill them in, tell us in 300 words or less why you wish to study the marine environment on Maria Island and return them by midnight on Tuesday 27 February 2018.

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Authorised by the Executive Director, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
January 29, 2018