Up to 60 Summer Research Scholarships are available at the University of Adelaide each year. These scholarships are open to continuing undergraduate students who wish to undertake a six-week research project at the University of Adelaide over the 2016/2017 summer vacation.
The aim of the scholarship is to foster an interest in research by eligible students who might not otherwise have considered a career requiring an honors degree or higher degree.
The University of Adelaide is one of Australia’s most prestigious universities and is renowned internationally for excellence in education and research.
In order to be eligible applicants are required to have successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Honours degree.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for undergraduate students to consider undertaking postgraduate study at the University of Adelaide leading to a career involving research.
Study Subject: Scholarships are available in all disciplines provided an appropriate research project is available at the Faculty/School.
Scholarship Award: The value of the living allowance of the scholarship is usually $1200, paid at $400 per fortnight for the six-week period of the research project. Tax payments are not usually deducted from these payments. Recipients of the scholarship are responsible for seeking advice from the Australian Taxation Office regarding the status of the scholarship with regard to taxation.
Scholarship can be taken in Australia
Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following guidelines
These scholarships are available to undergraduate students, particularly those in the later years of their Bachelor’s degree who wish to undertake a six-week project at the University of Adelaide over the 2016-2017 summer vacation.
Applicants should have completed some study towards a degree, which is at a standard acceptable for admission to an Honours program. Generally, these scholarships will be awarded to students who have completed at least two years of a Bachelor’s degree program. In exceptional circumstances, these scholarships may be awarded to students on completion of the first year of the program, but only after consideration of the applicants who have completed the second year.
Australian citizens, permanent residents, or citizens of other countries and international students who hold current appropriate visas permitting study in Australia are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
Scholarships are available in all disciplines provided an appropriate research project is available at the Faculty/School. It is the responsibility of students to ensure that an appropriate research project is available within their Faculty/School. Students who are in receipt of, or expect to receive any other summer or vacation scholarships over the 2016-2017 summer vacation (e.g. National Heart Foundation Summer Scholarship, Cancer Council Vacation scholarships) are not eligible for the Adelaide Summer Research Scholarships unless the other scholarship is a separate project.
Nationality: Australian citizens, permanent residents, or citizens of other countries and international students who hold current appropriate visas permitting study in Australia are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Scholarships will be awarded to students who have completed at least two years of a Bachelor’s degree program.
English Language Requirement: If English is not applicant’s first language, they will need to meet the English-language proficiency requirements for postgraduate study at the University.
How to Apply: Applicants must consult the staff of the relevant Faculty/School / Discipline in which they intend to undertake a project. Completed application forms should be sent by post.