Scholarships

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

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

Applications for the 2019 domestic and international scholarship rounds have closed.

Full-time scholarship

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

Applications for the 2019 domestic scholarship round have closed.

Part-time scholarship

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

Applications for the 2019 domestic scholarship round have closed.

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.

Applications for the 2019 domestic scholarship round have closed.

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.

Applications for the 2019 domestic scholarship round have closed.

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.

Applications for the 2019 domestic scholarship round have closed.

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.

Applications for the 2019 domestic scholarship round have closed.

International scholarship

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

Applications for the 2019 international scholarship round have closed.

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.

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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.

PhD Scholarships in Cyber Security

Charles Sturt University is one of the participating institutions in Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CSCRC) and leads the ‘Privacy Preserving Data Sharing in a Hyper-connected World’ research theme.

If you are interested in applying for a PhD scholarship in cyber security at Charles Sturt University, please send the following information to Associate Professor Tanveer Zia (Email: tzia@csu.edu.au) to discuss your suitability:

  1. 400-500 words research proposal relevant to the ‘Privacy Preserving Data Sharing in a Hyper-connected World’ research theme
  2. Copies of qualifications and transcripts
  3. Up-to-date CV/resume