Charles Sturt University
Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation

Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship – Graham Centre

The  Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships (AGRTP) – Graham Centre form part of Charles Sturt University's scholarships available each year.

The information below pertains specifically to the Graham Centre AGRTP Scholarships, however applicants should also refer to www.csu.edu.au/research/scholarships for more information about Higher Degree by Research (HDR) scholarships at Charles Sturt.

Availability

  • Two Graham Centre AGRTP Scholarships are available each year.

Value

  • Each scholarship is valued at $33,597 per annum (2021 rate) payable in fortnightly payments for three years, subject to satisfactory progress.
    N.B.: This includes a supplementary top-up amount of $5,000 per annum, which is awarded to successful applicants at the discretion of the Centre Director.
  • Tuition Fees are exempted for a period equivalent to four years (eight sessions) for PhD/Research Doctorate (full-time study).
  • Scholarship recipients are allocated an allowance (Operating Funds) each session of enrolment to assist with the reimbursement of costs associated with the candidate's research.
  • Scholarship recipients may be eligible to receive a relocation allowance for the cost of relocating themselves, their spouse, and dependants to a Charles Sturt campus, up to a maximum of AUD $5,000

Eligibility

Graham Centre AGRTP Scholarships provide financial support for students who meet the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled OR enrolling on a full-time basis as a Higher Degree Research candidate at Charles Sturt University.
  • Undertaking research that is closely linked to the Centre's Research Pathways.
  • Will be supervised by at least one Graham Centre Member throughout their candidature.
  • Are Australian or New Zealand citizens OR have Australian permanent resident status.

How to apply

Find out more information apply here.

NOTE: Candidates currently enrolled in a Charles Sturt University HDR course must complete a separate scholarship application.

Closing date

Applications for these scholarships close at 5.00pm AEDST Friday 22 October 2021.

Enquiries

T: 02 6933 4400   E: grahamcentre@csu.edu.au

Research Pathway Leaders

Plant Systems – Professor Jim Pratley T: (02) 6933 2862 E: jpratley@csu.edu.au
Livestock Systems – Dr Shawn McGrath T: (02) 6933 2825 E: shmcgrath@csu.edu.au
Grain and Meat Quality – Professor Chris Blanchard T: (02) 6933 2364 E:cblanchard@csu.edu.au

Find out more about projects

Read more about our research pathways