These opportunities are open to continuing undergraduate students at the University of Adelaide who wish to undertake a six-week research project at the University of Adelaide over the 2018-19 summer vacation.
The aim of free education is to foster an interest in research by eligible students who might not otherwise have considered a career requiring an Honours Degree or Higher Degree by Research.
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Applications Deadline: 20 September 2019
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Students who have completed at least two years (48 units) of their undergraduate program, at a standard acceptable level for admission to an Honours program, will be considered in the first instance.
- This is a summer research program to undertake a six-week research project at the University of Adelaide over the 2018-19 summer vacation.
- International students are eligible to apply for this free study.
- Students should ensure that an appropriate research project is available within their School.
- Australian citizens, permanent residents, or citizens of other countries and international students who hold current appropriate visas permitting study in Australia are eligible to apply.
- In exceptional circumstances, students who have completed less than two years of study may be considered.
- Students who are in receipt of, or expect to receive any other summer or vacation over the 2018-2019 summer vacation (e.g. National Heart Foundation Summer, Cancer Council Vacation scholarships) are not eligible for the Adelaide Summer Research Scholarships unless the other study is for a separate research project.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: Applicants must consult the staff of the relevant Faculty/School / Discipline in which they intend to undertake a project. The application form is available from The grants website.
- Language Requirements: The University’s preferred accredited English language tests are:
- IELTS(International English Language Testing System) – Academic Test
- TOEFL– internet based and paper based
- Pearson Test of English– Academic
- CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced).
- Each award provides a living allowance of at least $200 per week for six weeks.
- Tax payments are not usually deducted from these payments.
- Recipients of the award are responsible for seeking advice from the Australian Taxation Office regarding the status of the award with regard to taxation.