The Christine Fifield Landkeepers Scholarship is a charitable fund that originates from a donation made in memory of the late Christine Fifield by her husband, Keith Fifield.
The trustee is the Capital Region Landkeepers Trust.
The fund celebrates Christine Fifield’s years of enthusiastic volunteering work with Greening Australia (Capital Region). The benefaction enabled the fund to make a valuable contribution to the protection, restoration and management of the natural resources of the Capital Region landscapes and the capacity of the Capital Region communities to join in that endeavour.
The fund is open to students of the Australian National University, University of Canberra and Charles Sturt University.
Landkeepers Trust does not permit host institutions administering our awards to levy them for indirect costs.
- The provision of scholarships to assist Honours, Masters and PhD students pursue full-time studies in the Capital Region in landscape research.
- The scholarships will support research studies that align with the purpose of the Capital Region Landkeepers Trust:
a. restoration, regeneration and ongoing management of the natural environment in the Capital Region; and/or
b. provision of education and information related to the natural environment in the Capital Region; and/or
c. engagement of volunteers in natural environment restoration, regeneration, investigation and monitoring activities in the Capital Region; and/or
d. innovation in the understanding, restoration, regeneration, management and promotion of the natural environment in the Capital Region.
- The scholarships will support research studies that are particularly focused on 2d above.
- The scholarships will support research studies that also align with the work of the Greening Australia Capital Region.
The fund has three types of grants
- top-up scholarships for PhD students;
- top-up scholarships for Masters by Research students; and
- Honours Scholarships
Full details of the Christine Fifield Scholarship Fund can be viewed here: