Scholarships and Opportunities

RDA Tropical North collates information on relevant scholarships and opportunities from government, corporate and private sectors.

AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship 2022

AgriFutures Australia is committed to supporting the next generation of leaders that will drive the future prosperity of Australian rural industries and communities. The AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship is awarded to students studying an agriculture-related undergraduate degree or a Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths/Finance (STEM) degree with relevant majors which align to agriculture.

In partnership with industry sponsors, the AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship is an initiative supporting students enrolled in full time study at an Australian university by providing:

  • Professional development workshops
  • Annual industry work placements aligned with the scholar’s areas of interest and their sponsor’s industry
  • Opportunities to network and gain knowledge at a range of industry events

 

  • Bursary:  Up to $5,000 per year for final two years of degree
  • Closing: 14 Jan 2022

Australian Laureate Fellowships 2022

Encourages applications from the highest-quality researchers by providing eligible Australian Laureate Fellows with project funding in addition to a salary and salary-related (on-cost) support.  The intended outcomes of the Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme are:

  • expanded knowledge base and research capability in Australia; and
  • economic, commercial, environmental, social and/or cultural benefits for Australia.

Preference will be given to researchers who will play a significant, sustained leadership and mentoring role in increasing Australia’s internationally competitive research capacity.

  • Bursary:  Up to $3,747,256
  • Closing: 19 Jan 2022

Australian Research Council – Future Fellowships 2022

Supporting excellent mid-career researchers to undertake high quality research in areas of national and international benefit.

The Future Fellowships objectives are to:

  • support excellent basic and applied research and research training by outstanding mid-career researchers to be recruited and retained by universities in continuing academic positions;
  • support national and international research collaboration; and
  • enhance the scale and focus of research in Australian Government priority areas.

 

  • Amount:  Up to $1,169,924
  • Closing:  15 Dec 2021

Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science – Science Prizes

Australia’s most prestigious and highly regarded awards for outstanding achievements in:

  • scientific research
  • research-based innovation
  • excellence in science teaching

The Science Prizes recognise the achievements and success of Australian scientists and innovators, and benefits to both Australia and the rest of the world.

 

  • Prize: $750,000 (5 prizes/categories)
  • Closing:  10 Feb 2022

Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science –  Teaching Prizes

Australia’s most prestigious and highly regarded awards for outstanding achievements in:

  • scientific research
  • research-based innovation
  • excellence in science teaching

The Science Teaching Prizes recognise Australian science educators for excellence in science teaching. We welcome nominations of diverse candidates and those from a range of backgrounds and geographical regions.

 

  • Prize: $100,000 (2 prizes/categories)
  • Closing:  10 Feb 2022