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(GRDC) Research Scholarships
Description

The GRDC is focused on delivering value to Australian grain growers. To achieve this, the GRDC seeks to build research capacity through the GRDC Research Scholarships for post-graduate study.

The GRDC Research Scholarships (GRS) are available to undertake post-graduate research in areas of priority for the GRDC and the Australian grains industry. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of the:

Academic excellence of the applicantRelevance of proposed research to the GRDC priority, andEvidence of industry contribution or involvement

The GRDC is focused on delivering value to Australian grain growers. To achieve this, the GRDC seeks to build research capacity through the GRDC Research Scholarships for post-graduate study.

The GRDC Research Scholarships (GRS) are available to undertake post-graduate research in areas of priority for the GRDC and the Australian grains industry. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of the:

  • Academic excellence of the applicant
  • Relevance of proposed research to the GRDC priority, and
  • Evidence of industry contribution or involvement

FundingFor those candidates who achieve a RTP scholarship, the GRDC will offer a top up scholarship to the value of 75% of the base RTP, $5,000 per annum travel to attend conferences, workshops or skills development, and $10,000 operating.

For those candidates who dont receive a RTP scholarship, the GRDC will offer a scholarship at 75% of the combined value of base RTP and the GRDC top up. The institution will need to contribute at least $10,000 operating which includes travel

Payment type
Top Up Scholarship
Value
$20311
Value unit
Per annum
Basis of award
Academic Achievement
Eligibility

The Scholarship Awards are offered based on a set of eligibility and selection criteria. Details can be found on the Current Procurements page

The GRDC has widened the eligibility criteria to include both:

  • applicants who qualify for a Commonwealth funded Research Training Programs scholarship (RTP);
  • applicants who do not qualify for a RTP but have demonstrated commitment to grains R&D and are likely to return to the Australian grains industry.
Nationality
Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident
Study area
Earth and Environment, Plant Biology
Commencement date
11/01/2018
Applications open
 
Applications close
15/11/2017
Tenable At
Australian University
Application status
Closed