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News IWC Water Leader Scholarship Opportunity to pursue Master of Integrated Water Management in University of Queensland, Australia

The International WaterCentre (IWC) invites applications for the 2012 Water Leader Scholarships. The program is aimed at awarding scholarships to outstanding candidates who have a clear vision and demonstrate the potential of becoming the water leaders of tomorrow. The successful candidates are accepted into the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) being offered at The University of Queensland (UQ), Brisbane.

About the Master of Integrated Water Management

The MIWM 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.

Who can apply

The scholarship is 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).

Eligibility requirements

  • Completion of the equivalent of an Australian 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 required.

Selection Criteria

  • 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.

Citizenship/visa status

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

Last date for submitting the application is August 1, 2011

For other criteria, information and details, please visit the link.

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News date 25/05/2011
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