The University of Canterbury is offering a wonderful opportunity for students around the world who are interested in pursuing Masters and PhD programs in the field of Forestry. The Owen Browning Scholarships in Forestry are available for eligible students at the School of Forestry. This blog post provides an overview of the scholarship, including the eligible programs, scholarship value, and application process.
Eligible Programs: The Owen Browning Scholarships are open for students applying to the following programs in the School of Forestry:
- Master of Forestry Science (MForSc)
- MSc degree in Environmental Science
- PhD degree in Forestry or Forestry Engineering
Number of Scholarships: The University offers 1 or 2 scholarships to outstanding candidates, making this an exclusive opportunity for talented students.
Scholarship Value: The scholarship covers the tuition fees for the chosen program. For Master of Forestry Science and MSc degree in Environmental Science, the scholarship is initially awarded for one year. However, for PhD students, it extends to two years. There is also a possibility of a one-year extension based on the Academic Board’s recommendation.
Eligibility: Students from all countries can apply for the Owen Browning Scholarships. To be eligible, applicants must have already applied to the eligible Masters or PhD degree programs in the School of Forestry.
Application Process: Currently, the scholarship application period is closed. However, if you are interested in applying for the next intake, you should keep an eye on the official website, as applications usually open around 8 weeks before the deadline. For the January 2021 entry, the application period opened on 1st November 2020. To apply, visit the official scholarship website mentioned below and follow the detailed instructions provided there.
The Owen Browning Scholarships in Forestry at the University of Canterbury present a remarkable opportunity for students aspiring to excel in the field of Forestry. If you are passionate about pursuing a Masters or PhD degree in Forestry or Environmental Science, keep an eye on the application dates and apply online when the application period opens. Good luck with your academic journey! For more information and updates, visit the official scholarship website: