We offer prestigious scholarships for both domestic and international research candidates. In most cases, these scholarships are available to Australian or New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent residents.

Australian Government Research Training Program scholarships – NOW OPEN

Charles Sturt University offers a portfolio of Australian Government funded Research Training Program (AGRTP) Scholarships for both Domestic and International research candidates.

Applications for domestic scholarships close at 5.00pm AEDT on Thursday 31 October 2019.

Applications for international scholarships close at 5.00pm AEST on Friday 30 August 2019.

Full-time scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to postgraduate researchers with exceptional promise on the basis of academic merit and research potential.

Part-time scholarship

This scholarship is available to students who are enrolled part-time in a Higher Degree by Research program.

Indigenous scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to Indigenous Australian postgraduate researchers with exceptional promise on the basis of academic merit and research potential.

Graham Centre scholarship

The Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation conducts research to create knowledge and capacity to deliver farming systems for the future.

Institute for Land, Water and Society scholarship

The Institute for Land, Water and Society works in partnership with government and others to conduct biophysical, social and economic research.

National Wine and Grape Industry Centre scholarship

The Centre conducts world-class research in plant pathology, vine physiology, fruit development, fruit and wine composition, sensory characteristics of wine and consumer preference.

Public and Contextual Theology scholarship

The Public and Contextual Theology Research Centre is conducts collaborative research by scholars of many religious. They are committed to becoming the lead centre in the Asia-Pacific region for research into theology and public issues.

International scholarship

International applicants who will be studying full-time on a Charles Sturt University campus can apply for this scholarship.

Applying for admission to a Higher Degree by Research

Applying for a higher degree by research scholarship is a separate process to applying for admission to your course.

Scholarship Application Guide

Understand more about the process of assessment and allocation of awards.

Other scholarships - Apply Now

Mechanisms of viral protein nuclear import

The Faculty of Science is seeking a PhD candidate to join the Forwood structural biology lab investigating the role of matrix protein in Nipah viruses.

Advancing fish-protection screening at Australian water diversions

PhD applicants are being sought to be part of a multi-disciplinary team of Charles Sturt University and NSW DPI ecologists, engineers, economists and science communicators who are working to develop Australia’s first fish-screening program by evaluating pilot projects in NSW, developing Australian screening design guidelines, building awareness and ensuring screening programs are underpinned by rigorous science.

Innovative Wine Production

Applicants are sought to undertake a PhD supported by a Charles Sturt University-based Australian Government Research Training Program Full-Time Scholarship (AGRTP) as part of the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production.