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CSIRO postgraduate placements for Australian Students, 2016

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is offering postgraduate placements for Australian Students. The studentships are available to full-time postgraduate students who are undertaking research which will lead to the award of a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). CSIRO offers full and top-up postgraduate placements for periods of up to three years. Top-up scholarships valued at $7,000 per year (fully-funded positions available in certain circumstances). The application deadline is 30 October 2015.

Study Subject(s): The studentships are available in the following business units: Agriculture, Data61 (Information sciences), Energy, Food and Nutrition, Health and Biosecurity, Land and Water, Manufacturing, Mineral Resources, Oceans and Atmosphere, Astronomy and Space Science, Australian Animal Health Laboratory and National Research Collections Australia.
Course Level: The studentships are available to full-time postgraduate students who are undertaking research which will lead to the award of a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Scholarship Provider: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
Award can be taken at: Australia

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Eligibility:
-CSIRO offers full and top-up postgraduate placements for periods of up to three years. Opportunities will be offered to high achieving students who are enrolled in a PhD program at an Australian university.
-Top up opportunities are available to those doctoral students who gain or expect to gain an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA), or equivalent university award. In some circumstances fully-funded positions may also be available.
-Recipients of Postgraduate The studentships are generally required to be Australian Citizens or hold Permanent Residency status. However, in fields in which there is a national skill shortage, scholarships may be awarded to overseas candidates, provided they meet Department of Immigration and Citizenship policy guidelines. International students must be able to provide evidence of admission to an Australian university.

Open for International Students: Australian students can apply for CSIRO scholarships.

Description:  CSIRO’s Postgraduate program provides opportunities in science and engineering for outstanding graduates who enroll each year at Australian tertiary institutions. The studentships are available to full-time postgraduate students who are undertaking research which will lead to the award of a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). PhD students at CSIRO are supported by both a university supervisor and a CSIRO supervisor; allowing students to maintain and develop their university connections while being exposed to research in a working environment.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): CSIRO offers full and top-up postgraduate placements for periods of up to three years.

What does it cover? Top-up scholarships valued at $7,000 per year (fully-funded positions available in certain circumstances).

Selection Criteria: Applications will be assessed on:
-Quality and relevance of the student project
-Academic calibre of the student
-Availability of appropriate university supervision

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 October 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

CSIRO postgraduate scholarship