Let your study meet the reef. North Queensland Bulk Port and James Cook University are ready to support the next generation of marine scientists with on-ground opportunities.
Are you ready to take your love of marine science to another level?
Our partnership offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to combine your marine science studies with on-the ground (and on-water) experience and mentorship at North Queensland Bulk Ports' ports, three of which are in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.
Each year Janes Cook University interns spend time with North Queensland Bulk Ports to experience life with our Environment team. Meet our interns interns below.
Apply for one of the study opportunities or scholarships we have available.
Please note: Applications are currently closed, reopening October 2021.
The North Queensland Bulk Ports Marine Science Scholarship program provides an exciting opportunity for students to study marine science at JCU whilst building important links to future employers as well as mentoring opportunities. There are two scholarships available.
A core value of the JCU/NQBP partnership is to provide the opportunity for high school students to study marine science at JCU. Providing this funding support will allow students to focus on achieving the most from their time with JCU, in addition to working closely with JCU and NQBP staff, as part of a mentorship program for potentially a successful career in the ports sector.
If you’re interested in commencing Bachelor of Science (Marine Science) at James Cook University. Women and students identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders are especially encouraged to apply.
You must meet the following criteria:
NQBP will provide each scholarship recipient:
Applications must be submitted on the official online application form via JCU's website and be received no later than the advertised close date 15 January 2020.
Applicants must submit with the official form and where appropriate:
Placement activities with NQBP require students to be able to be able to meet fitness for work requirements which include vessel-based activities. Please let us know in your written statement if you may not be able to meet physical fitness for work requirements.
For further information or to begin your application go to JCU's online application portal.
We'll have more on our PhD scholarship soon. If you are interested or have any questions contact doctor Nathan Waltham via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
James Cook University’s TropWATER and North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) are offering a one-of-a-kind opportunity for two JCU students to undertake a Summer internship and industry placement. This exciting opportunity is open to all qualifying JCU students, female or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander are especially encouraged to apply.
Students enrolled in either a second or third year undergraduate course, an honours or post-graduate program focusing on marine science at James Cook University.
Submit your application to Dr Michael Rasheed via email to email@example.com
Applications close: 5pm 23rd October 2020
We'll have more on our Masters opportunities soon. If you are interested or have any questions contact doctor Nathan Waltham via email: firstname.lastname@example.org