ANSTO SAAFE Research Internship Program

Applications open
1 February 2020
Applications close
1 May 2020
Payment per year
up to $AUD15,000
2 - 6 months
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
Type of Scholarship
Study Abroad and Exchange
Travel Scholarships
Available In
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Faculty of Sciences
Available To

The SAAFE Program objective is to facilitate the conduct of research and foster research collaborations between France and Australia in nuclear science and engineering in the areas of Human Health, Environment and Nuclear Fuel Cycle. The program will support early career researchers at PhD level to expand research and innovation activities within Human Health, Environment and Nuclear Fuel Cycle, to initiate sustainable research networks and linkages to support Australia and France research and innovation.  Research internships supported through SAAFE require an international mobility of students from Australia to France or from France to Australia.

Eligibility criteria: Applicants must be a PhD student currently enrolled in a French or AINSE member university; OR Enrolled in a PhD in collaboration between French and Australian institutions.


Carrying out a research project which stimulates research collaborations between France and Australia in the following areas:

  • Human Health Research
  • Environmental Research
  • Nuclear Fuel Cycle Research