CSIRO is Australia’s national science organisation with over 6,500 staff located across more than 50 sites throughout the country. It is one of the largest and most diverse research organisations in the world tackling large scale multidisciplinary research focused on major challenges that matter to Australia’s future. Our research focuses on our air and water, our diverse landscapes, oceans and climate, agriculture, energy, health, space technologies, manufacturing, materials science, minerals exploration and processing, information and communication technologies and more.
ThePostgraduate and Honours Scholarship Programprovides opportunities in science and engineering for outstanding graduates who enroll each year at Australian tertiary institutions.
Each year, the Program supports Postgraduate and Honours Scholarships for students to work on a project relevant to one of the advertised CSIRO priority research areas. Students are co-supervised by researchers in an Australian university and CSIRO. In 2011 the Program will support a number of new Honours Scholarships and PhD Scholarships.
Top-upPhD Scholarships are available to PhD students who have gained (or expect to gain), first class honours or equivalent in relevant research areas. They must also expect to receive an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or equivalent scholarship commencing in the year of the scholarship. Full scholarships are also available in certain circumstances.
HonoursScholarshipsare available to students enrolled full-time in an eligible Australian Higher Education Institution during the term of the scholarship and who hold (or expect to gain) a degree from a recognised University and expect to undertake an Honours year.
How to apply
These opportunities will be advertised onCSIRO's websitefrom October through to the end ofNovember 2010.
Details of the application process and requirements for submitting your application will be included in each advertisement.