Curtin University is accepting applications for The Digital Agriculture Honours Scholarship for international students for the 2019 academic session. Please note: This scholarship is open to the applicants who are enrolled full-time in their Honours program at Curtin University.
Curtin University is an Australian public research university based in Bentley and Perth, Western Australia. It was established in 1966. The University comprises five main faculties with over 95 specialists centres.
About the Scholarship: The aim of the scholarship is to support and encourage those students who are doing a respected program in the fields related to the research direction of CSIRO in Information Science and Agriculture.
Degree Level: The scholarship is open for an undergraduate degree program
Available Subject: The scholarship will be awarded in the field of Engineering and Science.
Scholarship Benefits: A total value ranging between $5,000 – $10,000 paid as a cash stipend in two installments over the honours year. The amount can be used at the recipient’s discretion to contribute towards the payment of their course fees, or for other education-related expenses such as textbooks and/or general living expenses
Eligible Nationalities: Permanent Humanitarian Visa, International students, New Zealand Citizen, Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident are eligible to apply.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet All of the following criteria to be considered for the Digital Agriculture Honours Scholarship:
- An Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, the holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa, New Zealand citizen or International Citizen
- Be enrolled full-time in their Honours program at Curtin University
- Take up the Honours Scholarship within one year from the date of application
- Undertaking research during their Honours program in a field aligned to CSIRO’s research direction in information sciences and agriculture
- Not be subject to an obligation to a third party to provide that third party with rights to any IP created in the course of their degree
All applicants need to follow all the given steps:
Step 1: Access application form
- Application form can be accessed via the ‘My Studies’ tab in OASIS or via the ‘Apply Online’ button on the top right-hand side of this page
Step 2: Complete
- Complete the application form online
- Application form can be saved at any point of the process
- Multiple scholarships can be applied for at one time
- Tips on how to complete your application can be found under the ‘Application Advice’ tab on the scholarships website
Step 3: Submit
- Closing date is listed at the top of the page and within the Scholarships Channel on OASIS
- Incomplete applications will not be assessed
- Once submitted, application status will change to submitted
Step 4: Receipt: Application receipt will be sent to student email once the application has been submitted
Step 5: Assessment: Applications will be assessed by an assessment panel using the following criteria:
- Academic merit
- Responses provided in the application form
- The relevance of research to CSIRO’s direction in information sciences and agriculture
Step 6: Outcome: Successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified of their outcome via the Scholarship Channel (Student OASIS) within approximately 4-6 weeks of the scholarship closing date
Step 7: Acceptance: Successful applicants must accept the terms and conditions via the Scholarship Channel (Student OASIS) by the deadline
To apply for the scholarship, the applicants must submit an online application through the given link: https://scholarships.curtin.edu.au/Auth/OasisLogon?id=3627
Submission Deadline: March 8, 2019