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CSIRO PhD Top-Up International Scholarships in Space and Astronomy, Australia

CSIRO is inviting international students to apply for the PhD Top-Up Scholarships to gain financial support to earn their research degrees in Australia.

CSIRO PhD Top-Up Scholarships are available to postgraduate students who have gained (or expect to gain), first or upper second class honors or equivalent, in relevant research areas.

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The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is an Australian Government agency responsible for scientific research. CSIRO works with leading organizations around the world. From its headquarters in Canberra, CSIRO maintains more than 50 sites across Australia and in France, Chile, and the United States, employing about 5,500 people.

Why should you apply for this programme? They pride themselves on recruiting the best talent – bold change-makers, imaginative problem solvers, and people driven by impact, whose creativity and skill match their enthusiasm for science and innovation.

Application Deadline: 1 November 2021

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: CSIRO
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: $10,000
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Australia


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in PhD in Near-field adaptive beamforming in widely-spaced arbitrary arrays
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • admission to an Australian University as a PhD student
  • hold an appropriate visa to study in Australia (if international)
  • be no further than one year (FTE) into a PhD on commencing at CSIRO
  • hold a primary scholarship
  • be available to commence with CSIRO no later than 30 June 2022
  • A university supervisor who is willing and able to supervise you.

How to Apply

  • How to ApplyTo apply, students are required to submit the documents to [email protected]
  • Supporting Documents: Submit a resume/CV and Cover Letter(as one document) in the ‘Resume/CV’ field which includes:
  • the reasons why the research project/s you have selected are of interest to you and how your skills/knowledge meet the project requirements;
  • the names and contact details of two academic referees; and
  • an outline of your longer-term career aspirations and how this program will help you achieve them.
  • upload your academic results in the ‘Cover Letter’ field;
  • in the ‘Education’ section, select your university from the Educational Institute list;
  • Admission Requirements: Students must have first or upper second-class honors or equivalent in a relevant research area.
  • Language Requirement: Applicants must have good English speaking and reading skills.


CSIRO is providing the award amount of $10,000 per annum, plus a learning and development budget of $5,000 over the term of the studentship for students to complete their education in Australia.

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