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Higher Degree by Research Overseas Study and/or Travel Scholarships

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  • AINSE Travel Scholarships International Conference Travel Scholarships

    Applications are invited from students from AINSE member universities who wish to present their AINSE supported research at an international meeting which is being conducted outside Australia.  More support will be given when you are able to indicate an intention to publish the results being presented in a prestigious journal.   Support for international travel scholarships be given only when an ANSTO research scientists is a co-author on the paper being presented. In the event that there is no ANSTO co-author, and that evidence of other joint publications is presented, support will be considered at a lower priority

    Value:  up to $1000

    Further details available from: http://www.ainse.edu.au/grad_students2/travel_scholarships

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  • American - Australian Veterans' Scholarship

    The AAVSF will provide a scholarship award of up to USD 40,000 per applicant to support international study for a Veteran from:

    • Australia to United States; OR
    • United States to Australia.

    The award may be applied to support technical, professional, undergraduate or graduate courses at an accredited academic institution in the United States or Australia which leads to the award of a certificate or degree. The award may be used to support travel, living, tuition or other associated costs.

    Eligibility

    • Honorably discharged post 9/11 veterans;
    • Minimum one year full time study;
    • Australian or American citizens and permanent residents;
    • Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrable financial need

    Further information on the eligibility criteria and the scholarship can be found on the Veterans' Scholarship Fund including special partner scholarships with Lendlease and AAA-Sentinels of Freedom

Travel to USA: Applications Open 15 February 2019
  • Anne Wexler Australian-American Public Policy Scholarship

    The Anne Wexler scholarship enables an Australian postgraduate student with strong academic credentials and leadership potential to undertake a two year Master's degree in the U.S. in an area that supports Mrs Wexler’s binational interests in the field of public policy. These may include key areas such as health, sustainability, energy, climate change, regional security, education, political science, history or governmental relations.

    The Scholarship package is a generous one and will be awarded for a maximum two year period and be valued at up to AUD 140,000.

    Please see the Fulbright Anne Wexler Scholarship in Public Policy website for application details.

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  • ANSTO SAAFE Research Internship Program

    The SAAFE Program objective is to facilitate the conduct of research and foster research collaborations between France and Australia in nuclear science and engineering in the areas of Human Health, Environment and Nuclear Fuel Cycle. The program will support early career researchers at PhD level to expand research and innovation activities within Human Health, Environment and Nuclear Fuel Cycle, to initiate sustainable research networks and linkages to support Australia and France research and innovation.  Research internships supported through SAAFE require an international mobility of students from Australia to France or from France to Australia.

    Eligibility criteria: Applicants must be a PhD student currently enrolled in a French or AINSE member university; OR Enrolled in a PhD in collaboration between French and Australian institutions.

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    Carrying out a research project which stimulates research collaborations between France and Australia in the following areas:

    • Human Health Research
    • Environmental Research
    • Nuclear Fuel Cycle Research

    Further information and applications are available from http://www.ainse.edu.au/grad_students2/saafe_research_internship_program

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Applications Close 1 May 2019
  • Australian Bicentennial Scholarships and Fellowships

    Every year, the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies at King's College London gives out the Annual Bicentennial Scholarship and Fellowship awards, to UK students wishing to undertake a period of research in Australia, or vice versa.

    The Australian Bicentennial Scholarships and Fellowships is a one-off award of up to £4,000 to enable UK postgraduate students or academic staff to undertake research/study in Australia for a minimum of 3 months. Also available to Australian postgraduate students/academic staff wishing to come to the UK.

    Further details are available on our ABSF webpages.

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  • Australian German Association (AGA)-Goethe Fellowship

    The Fellowship is an annual award which supports young Australians undertake a research project in Germany and report on their work on returning to Australia. Its aim is to foster closer relationships between Australia and Germany and assist with the development of future leaders in our community.

    The AGA-Goethe Fellowship targets graduates and postgraduates under the age of 35.

    Further details and selection criteria are available on the Australian German Association website.

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  • AUGU/RC Heddle Award

    The AUGU/RC Heddle Award celebrates Dr Robert Heddle, past President of the Adelaide University Graduates Union, in honour of his significant contribution to the Graduates Union and the greater Adelaide University community.

    Further information and applications are available from the Alumni website.

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  • Australian Wildlife Society Grants

    The Australian Wildlife Society offer each year 10 University Research Scholarships of $1500 to honours or postgraduate students.   Grants are available for research projects of direct relevance to the conservation of Australian wildlife - plant or animal. Grants may be used for the purchase of equipment and consumables, travel expenses related to field research, or attendance at conferences at which you are presenting your work.

    To see what AWS are all about please visit the AWS website

    The Australian Wildlife Society Grants Instructions

Applications Close
31 May Annually
  • AW Howard Memorial Trust Study Awards

    The AW Howard Memorial Trust was established by the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science (now AIAST) in 1964 to commemorate the unique contribution of Amos Howard in the use of subterranean clover as a pasture plant in Australia.

    The aim of the Trust is to encourage and promote research and investigation in the fields of natural science and social science, including economics which relate to the development, management and use of pastures.

    The Trust annually awards up to $3500 annually on travel grants to assist scientists undertake overseas study tours and participate in international conferences

    More information

Applications Open 1 February 2019
Applications Close
31 March 2019

  • Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research

    The intentions of the Research Travel Awards are to facilitate national and international travel for research purposes. The awards are intended to support a presentation at a conference/scientific meeting, support the cost of field work necessary for the research project, or to gather research data or learn a specific technique.

    Awards of up to $1000 will be considered for national travel and up to $3000 for international travel for:

    • Higher Degree by Research student (HDR)
      • Interstate travel in the 2nd year of the HDR and International travel in the 3rd year of the HDR will be considered
      • HDR students who have received Postgraduate Research Scholarship support from THRF are eligible to apply
    • Other BHI researchers

    Applications and eligibility criteria are available from the Hospital Research Foundation website.

    For more information, please contact
    Gwenda Graves
    Assistant to Director of Research
    BHI
    Telephone: (08) 8222 6870
    or email Gwenda Graves

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  • BioMed City – RAH and SA Pathology The Hospital Research Foundation

    The intentions of the Research Travel Awards are to facilitate national and international travel for research purposes. The awards are intended to support a presentation at a conference/scientific meeting, support the cost of field work necessary for the research project, or to gather research data or learn a specific technique.   Awards of up to $1,000 will be considered for national travel and up to $3,000 for international travel for:

    • Higher Degree by Research student (HDR)
      • Interstate travel in the 2nd year of the HDR and International travel in the 3rd year of the HDR will be considered
      • HDR students who have received Postgraduate Research Scholarship support from THRF are eligible to apply
    • Other RAH/SA Pathology Researchers/Clinicians

    Applications and eligibility criteria are available from the Hospital Research Foundation website.

    For more information, please contact 
    Alexandra Brown
    Executive Assistant
    THRF
     Telephone: (08) 8244 1100
    or email Alexandra Brown

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  • Cambridge Australia Trust Scholarships

    Cambridge Australia Scholarships, formerly known as the Cambridge Australia Trust (CAT), is a not-for-profit organisation. It provides scholarships for outstanding Australian graduates to undertake Masters and Ph.D. studies at the University of Cambridge, England.

    In collaboration with the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust, Cambridge Australia Scholarships awards up to ten phD scholarship and a number of Masters degree half-scholarships each year.

    Successful Cambridge Australia scholars, once they have completed their degrees at Cambridge, are known as Fellows of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society. This international network of scholars and Cambridge alumni encompasses all countries supported by the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust.

    Please see the Cambridge Australia Scholarships website for application details

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Applications Close 5 December 2018 and 3 January 2019

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Applications Close 30 July 2019

  • Charles and Frank Fenner Postgraduate Research Grants

    For currently enrolled Master's by Research or Doctor of Philosophy students in the Discipline of Geographical and Environmental Studies at the University of Adelaide.

    Emeritus Professor Frank Fenner CMG MBE AC, is credited with overseeing the eradication of smallpox and controlling Australia's rabbit plague through the introduction of myxomatosis. Frank graduated in medicine at the University of Adelaide in 1938.  Professor Fenner's father, Charles, was South Australian Director of Education from 1939 to 1946 and integral in establishing geography studies at the University.

    Frank established the Charles and Frank Fenner Postgraduate Research Grants in late 2009, to be awarded from 2010 onwards. He provided the Fund during his lifetime and then ensured it became perpetual through a bequest left for the continuation of these grants.

    The Grants will provide financial assistance to Masters by Research or Doctor of Philosophy students enrolled in the Discipline of Geographical and Environmental Studies with a preference for primary field-based research.

    The Grants may be used for any research costs such as:
    • travel costs
    • purchase of equipment
    • purchase of data
    • data collection

    Application: Frms must be returned to the Discipline of Geographical and Environmental Studies, Napier 723

    The Charles and Frank Fenner Postgraduate Research Grants application form 

Applications Open 1 June annually
Applications Close 30 June annually

  • Charlie Perkins Scholarships To Cambridge and Oxford Universities

    Each year the Charlie Perkins Scholarship Trust offers Scholarships for Indigenous postgraduates to study for up to three years at either Cambridge or Oxford universities.

    To be considered for the Scholarship, applicants must have applied for a course at Cambridge and/or Oxford. Applicants must also submit:

    The Charlie Perkins Scholarships will only be awarded to students who are accepted to study at either Cambridge or Oxford. In most instances, admission will require a First Class Honours degree or a very strong Second Class Honours degree. Please visit the Perkins Trust website for application process.

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Closing date: dependent on course of study - see website for details
  • Chemnitz University of Technology Research Visits

    Scholarships for doctoral candidates who are planning to conduct thesis-related research at Chemnitz University of Technology, are offered under the project InProTUC. Young academics can spend up to three month at Chemnitz University of Technology for a research visit.

    Master graduates who consider a doctorate at Chemnitz University of Technology can come to Chemnitz in order to get to know the prospective supervisor and the facilities. These insight visits are fundable up to one month.

    The research and insight visits have to take place between 1 January and 30 April 2019. They are funded with a travel allowance and a subsistence allowance according the regulations of the German Academic Exchange Service. You can find further information on the project InProTUC and on the current call for application online through the Chemnitz University of Technology website.

    Before applying for funding, please find a supervisor at Chemnitz University of Technology willing to host and supervise you while being in Chemnitz. Applications have to be submitted together with a supervisor at Chemnitz University of Technology on or before 31 May 2018 electronically in a single pdf-file to Antje Pfeifer. Information on Chemnitz University of Technology, the research focus and professorships.

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  • Churchill Trust Fellowship

    The Churchill Trust was established in 1965 to honour the memory of Sir Winston Churchill by awarding overseas research Fellowships known as 'Churchill Fellowships'.

    Since its inception The Churchill Trust has awarded Churchill Fellowships to over 3,300 Australians who, like Churchill, are innovative, filled with a spirit of determination and possess a strong desire to benefit their community.

    Churchill Fellowships allow you to design your own research project, travel the world and further your knowledge in your chosen field, before returning to make a real contribution to Australian society.

    MOre information available on the Churchhill Trust Website

Applications Open 1 February 2019

  • Dairy Science Travel Grants

    The key objective of the Dairy Australia Dairy Science Travel Grant is to grow capability across the Australian dairy industry by helping dairy researchers and service providers who are early in their career, and PhD students, to build networks and knowledge in their chosen field by attending one of the world’s largest dairy science research conferences – 2017 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting.

    The 2017 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting will be one of the world’s largest dairy conferences drawing on the latest research from leading scientists from the United States and internationally. The theme of this year’s meeting is Integrating Dairy Science Globally. Past conferences have attracted more than 3000 participants, showcasing over 40 concurrent sessions and more than 500 abstracts.

    Dairy Australia will provide a travel grant of $6000 to the successful applicants. The travel grant is to be used to cover airfares, accommodation, meals, conference registration and miscellaneous travel expenses.

    Further details available from https://www.dairyaustralia.com.au/farm/people/scholarships-and-awards

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  • D R Stranks Travel Fellowships

    For meritorious students enrolled in a research higher degree at the University of Adelaide to provide assistance toward travel outside South Australia.

    Eligibility: Students must be full-time and enrolled for more than 12 months in an approved research higher degree at the University of Adelaide. They must have their study leave approved by their School/Discipline and the Adelaide Graduate Centre. Travel must be relevant to the course of study they are undertaking. Retrospective applications cannot be considered.

    Value: up to $5,000

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  • EMBL - Australia Short Term Travel Grant

    EMBL Australia is passionate about supporting young scientists through their training and into a research career.  With an EMBL Australia travel grant, you could take a short course, attend a conference or work alongside some of the world’s best young researchers at EMBL’s six facilities: EMBL Heidelberg or EMBL Hamburg (Germany), EMBL Grenoble (France), EMBL-EBI Hinxton (UK), EMBL Rome (Italy) or EMBL Barcelona (Spain).

    Students studying in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, informatics, engineering and molecular medicine are eligible to apply.

    EMBL offers short courses on a range of topics, including next-generation sequencing and bioinformatics. For a full list of upcoming events, visit: www.embl.de/training/events.

    We are sponsoring 10 of the best PhD students in Australia to train at the prestigious European Molecular Biology Laboratory.
    Grant value: You can apply for financial support of up to $2,000 for a short visit of up to six weeks during the period 1 January 2019 to 30 June 2019 - here.  Further details available from http://emblaustralia.org/student-opportunities/travel-grants/short-term-travel-grants-embl

    To keep up-to-date on future opportunities, subscribe to our newsletter or follow EMBL Australia on Facebook or Twitter.

    For enquiries: student.admin@emblaustralia.org

    Closing date: 31 October 2018 (midnight AEST)

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  • EMBL - International PhD Program

    Australian life science students can now do an Australian PhD in Europe with the support of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Australian International PhD Program. The program enables up to three students a year to undertake their PhD at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory.

    Field of Study EMBL includes research in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Informatics, Engineering and Molecular Medicine.

    Applications: Must be submitted online via the EMBL Website

    More information

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  • EMBL - Symposium Travel Grants

    EMBL Australia is passionate about supporting young scientists through their training and into a research career. 

    We are sponsoring ten of the best PhD students to attend the annual EMBL PhD Symposium in Heidelberg, Germany 22 to 24 November 2018.  Applications are open from students in the fields of – biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, informatics, engineering and molecular medicine currently enrolled in a PhD.

    Value:  $2,000

    To apply, and for more information on these grants and our other student programs, visit the EMBL Australia website: http://emblaustralia.org/careers-education

    For enquiries: student.admin@emblaustralia.org 

    Further information about the symposium and speakers is available from http://phdsymposium.embl.org/

    Closing date:  15 August 2018

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  • Esther Bright Travel Award

    The purpose of this award is to provide tertiary female students an opportunity to attend meetings, symposiums or conferences either in Australia or overseas to present papers or to further their research and studies.

    To be eligible for consideration for the award of a Travel Award in any given year, applicants must:

    1. be a permanent resident of South Australia, Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia; and
    2. are studying at a tertiary institution within the state of South Australia

    Applications for retrospective travel will not be considered

    Value: $1000

    Download a copy of the Application Form

    Further information is available by emailing: siadelaide@siswp.org

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  • Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship to Harvard 2019-2020

    Up to three Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships are awarded each year.

    Knox Fellowships are open to men and women who:

    • are citizens of Australia at the time of application and who are normally residing in Australia; AND
    • have completed or will complete a first or higher degree at an Australian university; AND
    • are studying for a degree and will graduate in the academic year 2018-2019; OR have completed a degree and graduated no earlier than 2014.

    Note. People who have graduated before 2014 will not be eligible to apply. Students already in the United States are also ineligible to apply.

    Please remember that students who have graduated (alumni) and are no longer affiliated with the University of Adelaide should contact The Frank Knox Fellowship administrator about submitting their application directly to the Committee on General Scholarships.

    Knox Fellowships include tuition and health insurance fees plus a stipend, which is sufficient to cover living expenses of a single fellow for a ten-month academic year. Recipients who are admitted to a Harvard degree program that requires multiple years of study are guaranteed two years of Knox funding, provided they remain in good academic standing.

    The Frank Knox Fellowship application is separate from the candidate’s application for admission to one of the Harvard University schools. Applicants for the Frank Knox Fellowship must also apply for and gain admission to one of the graduate or professional schools at Harvard University as full-time degree students.

    Applications for admission must be submitted to the appropriate school according to the deadlines established at that school. The awarding of a fellowship is contingent upon the applicant gaining admission to the Harvard school of choice. Admission to the University does not guarantee a fellowship award. Please visit the Frank Knox website for full details.

    Further details and application forms are available from the following website: http://frankknox.harvard.edu/australia

    Applications:
    The University of Adelaide is required to submit collated applications to the Frank Knox Fellowship Committee by February 1 2019.  Therefore applications must be submitted to the Adelaide Graduate Centre on the prescribed form with all requested attachments, by the internal closing date of Friday 11 January 2019.

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  • Fulbright Scholarships Program

    The Fulbright Scholarship Program is one of the largest and most prestigious educational scholarship programs in the world.

    Established by the United States government in 1946, it now exists between the U.S. and 160 countries. The Australian-American Fulbright Commission is supported by the Australian and U.S. governments and a variety of corporate sponsors. Up to 25 Fulbright Scholarships (valued up to AUD$40,000) are annually granted to Australian Postgraduates, Senior Scholars, Postdoctoral and Professional Scholars and a similar number of Postgraduate and Senior Scholarships for U.S. nationals to study in Australia.

    Please see the Fulbright website for application details.

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  • General Sir John Monash Awards

    The John Monash Scholarships recognise excellence and leadership, and celebrate one of Australia’s finest leaders: General Sir John Monash. Each year the Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Australian graduate to enable them to study for a Masters or Doctoral degree at the world’s best universities. Successful applicants have shown excellence in their field, demonstrated leadership skills, and have a vision for how they can contribute to a better Australia.

    15-20 scholarships are available at AUD$70 000 (for up to three years).

    Please see the General Sir John Monash Foundation website for application details

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  • George Murray Travel Scholarship

    The purpose of the scholarship is to enable graduates of the University of Adelaide to undertake postgraduate research in approved universities or other institutions outside of Australia, commencing in 2019.

    The value and tenure of the awards is determined on a case by case basis taking into consideration the proposed length of degree and the cost of living at the institution to which the applicant has applied. The scholarship includes a living allowance of up to a maximum of AUD$20,000 per annum and the payment of tuition fees up to a maximum of AUD$25,000 per annum. The scholarship is open to all disciplines.

    This scheme is subject to funding and the University reserves the right not to make offers in any given year.

    Rules

    Application Form

    Referee Report Form

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  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

    Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (German Academic Exchange Service) carries out the planning and administration of scholarship schemes, fellowship programs, the assignment of German teaching staff to higher education institutions abroad and institutional projects for numerous Federal Ministries.

    Available to advanced students, young higher education graduates and academics from all fields of science and humanities as well as from fields of music and art.

    More information

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  • Hans-Jürgen and Marianne Ohff Research Grants

    These grants have been established by Hans-Jürgen & Marianne Ohff to support postgraduate research students to undertake study and/or fieldwork at a German-speaking university or research institution.

    Students enrolled in postgraduate research programs at the University of Adelaide and who have had their candidature confirmed, are eligible to apply for Grants to undertake study and/or fieldwork at a German-speaking university or research institution. Activities funded by the Grant may include:

    1. Research field work or a short study program
    2. Internships and related industry placements
    3. Conference presentations and attendance

    Selection will be made on the basis of academic merit, purpose of requested Grant, essential nature of the travel to the scholar's research project, expected outcomes, reason for choosing particular University or institution, and how the Grant would strengthen links between the host institution and University of Adelaide.

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  • John Crampton Travelling Scholarship

    The late Mrs Mary Hope St. Clair Crampton died on 8 August 1996 leaving a bequest providing a number of scholarships to be used for the purpose of enabling students to undertake higher degree study overseas.

    Applications are invited from students intending to undertake study in the areas of Architecture, Engineering, Fine Arts (Music excluded) or Classical Antiquity, in a country other than Australia.  The number and value of scholarships awarded each year will be determined on merit and subject to available income.

    Eligibility: A candidate should preferably be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident and a graduate of an Australian university holding either a First Class Honours degree (or equivalent qualification) or a Research Masters degree. Other candidates who are students in any of the specified areas of study may be considered on merit.

    Tenure: Normal tenure is up to two years for a Masters degree or three years for a Doctorate.

    Value: The scholarships may comprise a living allowance, payment of most compulsory tuition fees and a travel allowance to assist the applicant in travelling to the study destination.

    Applicants may be required to attend an interview at their own expense at the University of Adelaide after the closing date for applications.

    Please review the information in the application package. If you have an enquiry about The John Crampton Travelling Scholarship, please email Alison Birbeck

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  • Juvenille Diabetes Research Foundation Early Stage Research Travel Grant

    JDRF provides grants of up to $2,000 for domestic travel, and up to $4,000 for international travel to early stage scientists, and allied health/nursing professionals. The awards are designed to provide funding for travel to research institutions or scientific meetings, for the purpose of furthering the recipient’s expertise in type 1 diabetes research or management.

    Application forms and further details available from: http://jdrf.org.au/research/travel-grants#sthash.78xewS6Z.dpbs Should you have any questions please email or call (02) 9020 6143.

    Please note that all applications require signing by Rachel Harvey, Senior Scholarships Officer, Adelaide Graduate Centre (8313 5420 prior to submission.

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Round 1, 2019 Applications Close
27 February 2019
  • Lady Anita Smith PhD Sponsorship

    The Lady Anita Smith PhD Sponsorship will be available to students enrolled in a PhD program at the University of Adelaide undertaking research in aerospace related topics and meeting the following objectives of the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund (“the Smith Fund”) : "advancement in the State of South Australia of the science of aeronautics and of education therein".

    The purpose of The Lady Anita Smith Sponsorship is to provide funding for PhD students to travel overseas to a university, institute or company. The travel must benefit their PhD research project.  Applicants must be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia.

    The holder of the Sponsorship must be enrolled as a full-time PhD candidate and must have successfully completed their CCSP before the intended travel date.  Postgraduate students intending to go abroad for research purposes will need to make separate application for Study Leave. Applications are available from http://www.adelaide.edu.au/graduatecentre/forms/candidature-management

    The duration and value of the Sponsorship will be determined by the Trustee in accordance with advice of the Specialist Advisory Committee, however it will not normally exceed one years duration nor $15,000 in total.

    Further information including application details can be found at http://www.smithfund.org.au

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  • Lionel Murphy Foundation

    The Lionel Murphy Foundation will provide postgraduate scholarships to Australian citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia, tenable at any Australian tertiary institution, valued at $40,000pa.  Also available are overseas postgraduate scholarships, tenable at an overseas institution and valued at $40,000pa.

    Applicants should have completed, or be about to complete, an undergraduate degree in science, law or legal studies, or other appropriate discipline from an Australian tertiary institution, and intend to pursue a postgraduate degree in science, law or legal studies, or other appropriate  discipline.

    Further details of research areas and application forms are available from the Foundation Website

Applications Close 30 November annually
  • Monbukagakusho Scholarship for Overseas International Research Students

    Ritsumeikan University offers opportunities for overseas scholars seeking to study at in Japan with the assistance of scholarships financed by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho). These scholarships will be made available to students whose applications are approved by Monbukagakusho, based on recommendations from Ritsumeikan University. Ritsumeikan University would be pleased to recommend students from who wish to take advantage of this opportunity to undertake postgraduate studies in Japan.

    Scholarship benefits include a living allowance, tuition fees and return flights.

    Further information and how to apply.

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  • National Library of Australia Study Grants

    These grant provide support to scholars and researchers resident in Australia whose work in any field would benefit from access to the rich Asian language and Asian-related collections of the National Library. Grants are offered for periods of up to four weeks. These are available to established and early career scholars and to PhD students.

    Study Grant recipients will receive financial support consisting of:

    • An honorarium of $1000 per week to cover accommodation and living costs in Canberra, for up to four weeks
    • A contribution to travel within Australia, equivalent to one return economy domestic airfare to and from Canberra

    Note: Travel and accommodation expenses are paid only to those living outside the Canberra region, but independent scholars in the region (not full-time paid academics) may access the stipend on a pro-rata basis

    All recipients receive in-kind support consisting of:

    • Special access to Asian collection stacks and staff expertise, including the support of Asian languages specialist librarians
    • Access to office facilities in the Asian Collections area
    • Copying of collection materials (within reasonable limits and according to access and copyright conditions)

    Further details available from: http://www.nla.gov.au/awards-and-grants/fellowships-and-scholarships/japan-and-asia-study-grants

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  • Philip Ryan Doctoral Travel Grant In the School of Public Health

    The purpose of this grant is to support PhD students to present papers at international conferences (including those held in Australia, provided the conference in Australia is the main annual conference of an international organisation)

    Eligibility: Awarded annually by the University to an enrolled PhD student of the School of Public Health; the student should have completed the equivalent of at least two years of full-time candidature; the student’s principal supervisor must be from the School of Public Health and the enrolment must be no less than 50% from Public Health.

    Value: in the order of $2,000-4,000 per year.

    Available in 2019

    The application form will be available from this page when applications are open.

    Enquiries and applications:
    Office of Research Development and Research Education
    Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
    Email fhsresed@adelaide.edu.au or Tel 08 8313 1066

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  • Research Travel Scholarship

    A special fund is set aside from the University of Adelaide Research Budget for the purpose of supporting research travel both in Australia and overseas for current HDR students.

    Eligibility

    Applicants must:

    • be enrolled full-time in a higher degree by research at the University of Adelaide
    • have completed the Core Component of the Structured Program
    • be able to show that research travel is essential for the pursuit of her/his research project, this may include invitations to continue aspects of your research, conduct laboratory work, undertake coursework related to your project, present at conferences or take part in other related activities such as data collection, use specialist libraries, conduct interviews etc)

    Applicants are ineligible if they:

    • have not completed the Core Component of the Structure Program
    • have already commenced or completed the travel (no retrospective applications will be considered)
    • are travelling to only attend (not present) conferences or seminars
    • are travelling to their home country, state or town
    • are enrolled in a joint degree with an overseas or interstate institution and the travel is to commute between locations
    • have previously held a Research Abroad or Research Travel Scholarship (for any program of study)
    • are in the last 6 months of candidature or in a period of extended candidature

    Applications will be considered in two rounds (subject to available funding):

    • Travel between 1 January to 30 June
    • Travel between 1 July to 31 December (applications opening in June 2019)

    Application Form
    Rules

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  • Rhodes Scholarship

    Established in the will of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, the Rhodes is the oldest and perhaps the most prestigious international graduate scholarship program in the world.

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  • Roberta Sykes Harvard Club

    The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Foundation, in conjunction with the Harvard Club of Australia, is offering a fully funded scholarship for one Indigenous Australian to undertake a postgraduate degree at Harvard University.

    The value of the scholarship is up to $60,000 per annum to be paid over the course of the scholar’s study. The Scholarship covers university fees, travel costs and living expenses.

    Eligibility
    Applicants must:

    • be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
    • be accepted to the Harvard graduate school of their choice
    • be able to demonstrate that their studies will be of benefit to their community upon their return to Australia.

    Selection of successful applications will be based on:

    • Academic merit
    • The applicant’s past and future contributions to Indigenous communities and the wider community

    The Roberta Sykes Harvard Club Scholarship website

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  • Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships

    The Embassy of Switzerland has the honour to inform that the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for the academic year 2017/2018.

    Objective Duration
    Research scholarships To enable selected applicants to undertake research in the realm of their PhD or their Medical specializationin one of the 10 Swiss Public Universities, the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology, the public teaching and research institutes and the Universities of Applied Sciences 12 months maximum (non renewable)
    PhD scholarships To enable selected applicants to undertake a PhD in one of the 10 Swiss Public Universities, the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology and public teaching and research institutes. 3 years maximum

    Further information can be found on to the corresponding web-page of the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI

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Applications Close
30 November 2018
  • Tony Noon Memorial Scholarship

    Open to Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia undertaking a Masters or PhD, aspiring to, or considering, a career in the Australian oil and gas industry in any discipline directly related to the industry. This could include, but is not restricted to, exploration, safety, engineering, environment, and economic or legal areas.

    The scholarship is provided to enable:

    • travel within or outside Australia
    • attendance at a relevant conference to present a paper or poster describing their original work in a petroleum-related discipline
    • work with relevant companies or academic institutions

    Further information and application guidelines are available from:  https://www.appea.com.au/industry-in-depth/policy/skills/tony-noon-scholarship-criteria/ 

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  • University of Tokyo

    Research Internship Program (UTRIP)

    UTRIP is a 6-week summer internship program for students majoring in natural science and other relevant fields. It provides students with an opportunity to gain the experience of "real graduate-school life" or "research-centered life." UTRIP is a gateway to pursuing an advanced degree and experiencing academic life at our university. Participants on UTRIP will also be granted financial support to cover their costs and expenses. They will also get the opportunity to take part in cultural activities and excursions to learn more about Japan. 

    Visit the Research Internship Program Website.

    Read Flyer for more information.

    The Global Science Course (GSC)

    GSC is an undergraduate transfer program that was designed to enhance cross-cultural interactions among young minds and foster the next generation of leaders in science. Students study alongside current UTokyo students in an all-English and research-focused academic environment, which includes rotations in world-renowned laboratories. Successful applicants to this program are also provided a monthly scholarship as well as fully supported accommodation. This is an invaluable opportunity for those looking to expand their worldviews and experience something unique during their time as an undergraduate student specializing in the sciences.

    Visit the Global Science Course Website.

    Read Pamphlet for more information.

    Print Poster.

    If you have any questions, please contact Ms Kristina Awatsu – nand.kristina@mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp.

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  • Walter Dorothy Duncan Trust Board Conference Travel

    The Walter and Dorothy Duncan Trust provides up to ten grants of $1000 to HDR candidates from the University of Adelaide to support interstate and overseas travel to present at conferences.

    Applicants should be enrolled in a PhD or Masters by Research at The University of Adelaide, be presenting at a conference (or symposium/workshop) interstate or overseas, and require financial assistance in order to participate. Applicants who wish to attend a conference but are not presenting their own work will not be considered.

    In order to apply students should:

    • Complete the application form available from Student Care (ground floor, Lady Symon Building).
    • Collect supporting documentation including:
      • Evidence of financial need
      • Statement of support from Principal Supervisor (should speak to the student’s progress, the benefit to the student, and any financial support available from the relevant department or school)
      • Details of the conference, abstract submitted, evidence of acceptance
      • Budget for the proposed travel
      • Outline other sources of funding and status of any applications (through the University, the conference organisers, etc.)
    • Make an appointment to discuss the application with an Education Welfare Officer (EWO) through the Student Care office (email studentcare@adelaide.edu.au or call 8313 5430).
    • Take the application form and supporting documents to the meeting with the EWO.

    Applications will be accepted at any time. Two rounds of grant decisions will be finalised in February and August.

    International students will need to demonstrate severe financial hardship, with supporting documentation from International Student Support, to be eligible to apply.

    Please contact the Student Care office (studentcare@adelaide.edu.au or 8313 5430) with any queries.

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  • Wine Australia Travel Bursaries

    Wine Australia is inviting the Australian grape and wine community to apply for a travel and visiting scholar bursary. Applications are accepted for travel that commences between 1 July and 31 December 2017 and bursaries can fund travel, study tours or conferences to develop your professional knowledge and network with the international research community.

    Guidelines are available from https://www.wineaustralia.com/research/applying-for-funding

    To apply for a Wine Australia Travel Bursary, you must complete an online application through the Clarity Investment Management System (CIMS) before the closing date. CIMS requires a log in and password which can be obtained via email from applications@wineaustralia.com

    For further information, please contact Hannah Bentley, Communications Manager – Wine Australia, tel:  8228 2027/ 0428 930 865 or via email at Hannah.bentley@wineaustralia.com

Round 1:
Travel Between
1 July -31 December
Applications Close
First Friday in April
Round 2:
Travel Between
1 January -30 June
Applications Close
First Friday in October
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