student river boat yogaScholarships are for PhD (3 years) and masters involving research (up to two years) of $36,000 pa (including some project costs). Top-up scholarships are also offered, up to $10,000 pa. No support for tuition-fee waiver is eligible.

In addition, scholarship holder get many benefits, such as

  • attendance at CRCSI internal conference
  • support activities eg a "commercialisation bootcamp" and enrichment courses
  • exchange and visit  opportunities through the CRCSI international links
  • close interaction with wide network of employers through 43pl and the government participant agencies
  • working on important projects that will produce results of national benefit
  • potential for industry top-up funding

Many of our student alumni are now working with corporate or government "end-users."


PhD, Masters and other scholarships are typically built into CRCSI projects - these opportunities are listed on the home page News feed and the Careers page as they arise.


These are summarised below but may differ in emphasis over time

  • The academic record of the applicant
  • The relevance of the proposed project area to CRCSI’s strategic objectives (in the case of Masters, this might include the relevance of the skills to be gained by the candidate)
  • The level of support obtained from the university and industry for the proposed project area and or candidate
  • The availability of an industry 'co-supervisor' or mentor


Read the application form above, then contact us if you have further questions.

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