PhD Scholarship with Murdoch University

May 11th, 2021

As part of Murdoch University’s mid-year Research Training Program (RTP) scholarships for domestic Australian students, we are pleased to announce the availability of a scholarship for a PhD at Murdoch University.

Applications are open to PhD candidates interested in research towards improving estimates of sea turtle abundance.

A RTP Scholarship or equivalent at Murdoch University is essential with applications closing 31 May 2021.

The successful applicant will receive a top-up scholarship of $22,000 p.a. for up to three and a half years, in addition to the RTP funding.

PhD scholar will be co-supervised by CSIRO and Murdoch University researchers.

A covering letter and CV to Dr Mat Vanderklift by 11 June 2021 is also required.

For more details on the application process click here.


CSIRO researchers Mick Haywood and Dr Rich Pillans at Ningaloo Reef tagging turtles (Copyright Blue Media).