First listed on: 14 September 2017

CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarships - Health and Biosecurity 

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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.

At CSIRO Health and Biosecurity we are working with our partners and assembling strong multidisciplinary research teams to tackle major national and international health and biosecurity challenges. In doing so we're protecting the health of our farming sector, environment, people, and our way of life. For more information please see our website at Health and Biosecurity.

Research areas:  for details of research areas and how to apply please see document  CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarships - Health and Biosecurity (link to document)
Scholarship:  Top-up scholarships valued at $7,000 per year, plus a generous operating budget of $10,000 per annum
Reference:  47418

Pre-Requisites/Eligibility:

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
  • an 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:

  • Quality and relevance of the student project
  • Academic calibre of the student

  • Availability of appropriate university supervision

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)






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