The University of Queensland’s Moreton Bay Research Station has identified strong support for research programs that address real issues in Moreton Bay. The Station has developed a range of merit-based scholarships to promote research relevant to Moreton Bay, its terrestrial habitats, surrounding waters, social and cultural environments. To apply, complete the appropriate application form below.

Honours Community Research Scholarship

To foster community involvement in research, MBRS has developed a Community Research Scholarship to provide Honours students with the equipment and access required for investigations of the diverse habitats, social and environmental concerns of Moreton Bay. There are two Community Research Scholarships available for Honours students each year.

RHD Community Research Scholarship

To enable early candidature RHD students to undertake community research pilot studies within the first two years of their research degree, MBRS has developed an RHD Community Research Scholarship. This funding provides RHD students with the equipment and access required for investigations of the diverse habitats, social and environmental concerns of Moreton Bay. There are two Community Research Scholarships available to early candidature RHD students each year. 

MBRS Research Scholarships general information

MBRS Community Research Scholarship Application

MBRS Community Research Scholarship Final Report Form 

MBRS Community Research Scholarship Terms & Conditions

Honours Research Scholarship

MBRS has recognised the value of scholarships that advance research programs that investigate significant problems or major issues in the theory or practice of a discipline, or the development of new knowledge in an area. The scholarships are open to Honours students from all disciplines across The University of Queensland and can be used either to support current or new projects in diverse fields such as fresh water resources, social sciences, indigenous affairs, engineering and the arts, as well as marine ecosystem health and sustainable tourism. There are two MBRS Research Scholarships available for Honours students each year.

RHD Research Scholarship

To enable early candidature RHD students to undertake innovative research pilot studies within the first two years of their research degree, MBRS has developed an RHD Research Scholarship. These scholarships allow talented RHD students to undertake research programs that investigate significant problems or major issues in the theory or practice of a discipline, or the development of new knowledge in an area. The scholarships are open to RHD students from all disciplines across The University of Queensland and can be used either to support current or new projects in diverse fields such as fresh water resources, social sciences, indigenous affairs, engineering and the arts, as well as marine ecosystem health and sustainable tourism. There are two MBRS Research Scholarships available for early candidature RHD students each year.

MBRS Research Scholarships general information

MBRS Research Scholarship Application

MBRS Research Scholarship Final Report Form

MBRS Research Scholarship Terms & Conditions

The MBRS Scholarship in partnership with Sibelco Australia

MBRS in association with Sibelco Pty Ltd, is offering scholarships to Honours and Research Higher Degree students from UQ to undertake research in any discipline. Scholarship winners are expected to conduct their research from MBRS based on North Stradbroke Island. The setting offers a wealth of opportunity and knowledge acquisition for students of indigenous studies, engineering, humanities, marine science, earth sciences, architecture, anthropology and more. The scholarships could be used towards research in areas such as indigenous housing, Aboriginal health, oceanography, environmental management, mine rehabilitation, marine park management, evolution, terrestrial wildlife research, or any other research topic at UQ.

MBRS Scholarship in partnership with Sibelco general information

MBRS Scholarship in partnership with Sibelco Application

MBRS Scholarship in partnership with Sibelco Final Report Form

MBRS Scholarship in partnership with Sibelco Terms & Conditions

Past Recipients

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Alam Jahangir
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Daniel Huston

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Fletcher Mingramm

Spatial and temporal extent of perched aquifer at Stradbroke Island: Application of geophysical methods The secret life of the Enenteridae: new species and unknown life-cycles Multi-matrix endocrine analysis of cetaceans: Development and examination of tools for adrenal function and reproductive assessment

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Jessica Nelms

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Amber Jesse

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Nicholas Wee

Seahorses and pipefish lose critical seagrass habitat to killer algae

Microbial fermentation in the hindgut of dugongs Identifying the number of species of Proctoeces trematodes in fishes in Moreton Bay

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Joshua Thia

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Daniel Huston

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Russell Yong

Dispersal, connectivity, and local habitat partitioning in the Cocos frill goby Life cycles of trematodes of Moreton Bay: identifying gastropod first intermediate hosts Blood flukes (Aporocotylidae) of Australian coastal fish: novel insights in taxonomy and ecology

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Jessica Cooke 

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Anne Winters

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Brandon Meteyard
The influence of fire on floristic community composition of North Stradbroke Island The evolution of chemical defence and visual warning signals of opisthobranch molluscs Is the spread of Caulerpa taxifolia in Moreton Bay a threat to commercially important crustaceans?