Industry Placement Scholarship

·           Are you an enthusiastic science student in Year 10, 11 or 12?

·           Are you keen to find out more about real life sciences in Primary Industry?

·           Do you like action and new challenges?

·           The PICSE Cotton Industry Placement Scholarship could be for you!

The Scholarship includes a five-day science camp, a five-day industry placement with a scientist, and a Reporting Back Session. At the completion of the Scholarship, students are awarded $300.

So you could be involved in...

·           The Camp

Share five days with up to 25 other students from Queensland and New South Wales  and learn about cutting edge science in the Primary Industries sector. The Cotton PICSE Scholarship Camp runs from 1st December to 5th December 2014. At camp you will learn innovative features of primary industries science and get the opportunity to participate in hands-on science activities.

·           The Industry Placement

After your camp, the Science Education Officer will plan a 5-day work placement for you during  January. Potential dates are either 12-16 January or 19-23 January, 2015 (to be confirmed). Placement locations vary, and your interests will be taken into consideration. You will be placed with a mentor and could be out in the field or in a lab as you get to experience daily life as a scientist.

·           The Reporting Back Sessions

All the students get together on 11th February 2015 (to be confirmed) to tell of their PICSE Cotton experience to sponsors, family, teachers, mentors, and University and Industry staff. Each student makes a 3 minute presentation detailing their journey in the programme and describe what they have learnt taking part in the Scholarship.

All this experience for FREE and you get awarded $300 at the completion of the Scholarship.