- Are you passionate about a career in science?
- Want to access CSIRO's world-class facilities and staff?
- Apply for a CSIRO PhD Scholarship now!
CSIRO invites applications for top-up Postgraduate Scholarships in a number of priority topic areas for funding commencing in 2018.
CSIRO’s Postgraduate Scholarship Program provides enhanced opportunities in science and engineering for outstanding graduates enrolling each year at Australian tertiary institutions as full-time postgraduates for research leading to the award of a PhD. Scholarships are being offered in 46 priority research areas. Students are co-supervised by researchers in an Australian university and CSIRO.
Top up Postgraduate Scholarships are available to postgraduate students who have gained (or expect to gain), first class honours or equivalent in relevant research areas. They must also expect to receive a Research Training Program (RTP) or equivalent scholarship commencing in the year of the scholarship.
There are four research areas offered for postgraduate students in CSIRO Land and Water. CSIRO Land and Water provides the science to underpin Australia's economic, social and environmental prosperity through stewardship of land and water resources ecosystems, and urban areas. With our partners we aim to deliver innovative solutions to the complex challenges that arise from the demands and impacts of human activities on the environment. For more information please see our website at: Land and Water.
Research areas: for details of research areas and how to apply please see document CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarships - Land & Water (link to document)
Scholarship: Top-up scholarships valued at $7,000 per year, plus a generous operating budget of $10,000 per annum
To be eligible to apply you must have (or expect to gain):
- first class honours or equivalent in a relevant research area;
- admission to an Australian University as a PhD student;
- a Research Training Program (RTP) scholarship or university equivalent; and
- a university supervisor who is willing and able to supervise you
International applicants must have the appropriate immigration approvals to allow them to take up the scholarship.
Applications will be assessed on:
How to Apply:
For details on how to apply, please see the document provided in the link under Research areas
About CSIRO: The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is Australia’s national science agency. At CSIRO we shape the future. We do this by using science to solve real issues. Our research makes a difference to industry, people and the planet. Find out more at www.csiro.au
Applications close on: Tuesday 31 October 2017 (10.59pm AEDT)