James Cook University


James Cook University is one of the world's leading institutions focusing on the tropics.


It is dedicated to creating a brighter future for life in the tropics world-wide, through graduates and discoveries that make a difference. The University conducts nationally significant and internationally recognised research in areas such as marine sciences, biodiversity, tropical ecology and environments, global warming, tourism, and tropical medicine and public health care in under-served populations.


JCU is a multi-campus University with its main campuses located in Cairns, Townsville and Singapore. JCU's campuses and research hubs are on the doorstep to some of the world's most spectacular environments. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, and the rainforest of the Wet Tropics, the savannahs of Cape York Peninsula and the deserts of the arid outback. JCU's unique location enables students from Australia and overseas to study in a diverse physical environment unparalleled by any University in the world.


JCU Cairns campus houses state of the art teaching and research facilities include the Australian Tropical Forest Institute, the Australian Tropical Herbarium and the Mosquito Research Centre, which was substantially funded by the Gates Foundation.


JCU Townsville campus is located in a peaceful 386 hectare setting of natural bush and parkland full of native flora and fauna. It houses teaching and research facilities, the main JCU library, cafés, bars, fitness and sporting facilities and a wealth of student clubs and societies. The innovative Townsville City Campus has been designed so that it delivers a diverse range of facilities and services for JCU and other community organisations.


JCU's third main campus is located in vibrant Singapore. It provides modern facilities to support learning in business, marketing, tourism, education, environmental sciences, information technology and psychological science.


- The Cowan Grant Young Endeavour Leadership Scholarship:

Each year a scholarship funding a voyage on Australia's national sailing training ship STS 'Young Endeavour' is offered.


- The Cowan Grant Experiential Learning Scholarships:

These scholarships are designed to provide coursework students with financial support to undertake a professional and/or personal development experience.


For further information about both scholarships please contact:

Mrs Sara Barker, Team Leader, Scholarships, James Cook University

Phone: 07 4781 6473 or

Email: sara.barker@jcu.edu.au

Please visit: http://www.jcu.edu.au/scholarships


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