Great Artesian Basin Lynn Brake Scholarship

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23 January 2023 at 10:00 am (AEDT)
Payment per year
$20,000 p.a.
12 months
PhD, Masters, Honours, Diploma or Graduate Certificate
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
Type of Scholarship
Supplementary Scholarships
Available In
All Faculties
Available To


The $20,000 annual Scholarship Grant will support new or continuing Postgraduate students (PhD, Masters, Honours, Diploma or Graduate Certificate) to undertake new research within an Australian tertiary institution in a field related to the Great Artesian Basin including water resource management, hydrogeology and management of springs connected to the water resources of the Basin. Funding for the Lynn Brake Scholarship will be available for twelve months, with students able to re-apply for further support in future years.  

The Scholarship Grant Program honours Lynn Brake’s legacy in the area of water resources in Australia and aims to support the development of future scientists and researchers and to help foster the links between academia, the wider community, and governments. The grant will contribute to the delivery of the Great Artesian Basin Strategic Management Plan. 


Applications and submission 

To apply, applicants must provide a two-page proposal on their research and how it contributes to the Great Artesian Basin strategic management plan as well as proof of Australian residency and two letters of support. The attached application form (see 'Apply' button below) provides advice to applicants as well as further details about eligible projects and the scholarship assessment criteria.  

Applications are to be submitted by 10am Monday 23 January 2023 by email to be considered for assessment. 


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