PIRSA-SARDI AgTech PhD Scholarship

Applications open
Open until filled
Payment per year
3 years
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Type of Scholarship
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Financial Need
Available In
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Faculty of Sciences
Available To


The Primary Industries AgTech PhD Scholarship at The University of Adelaide is funded by Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) to support a full time PhD student who is undertaking research in a topic that will aid or improve primary industry production or profitability through the application of technology.

Eligibility:  Applicants must be Australian Citizens or permanent residents of Australia students who are acceptable as candidates for a PhD/Master by Research degree at the University of Adelaide.  Full eligibility criteria is listed within the Expression of Interest Form.

Stipend:  The scholarship will be for 3 years with a possible 6 month extension and has a stipend of $28,092 (in 2020) (Indexed annually) per annum. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.  Terms and/or benefits align to the Research Training Program Scholarship (RTPS) and can be found in the Conditions of Awards/Rules

Enquiries:  For topic/technology enquiries please contact Associate Professor Jim Cox, PIRSA SARDI, Tel (08) 8429 2277, email: jim.cox@sa.gov.au.
For all other enquiries please contact the Adelaide Graduate Centre Tel (08) 8313 3044 or email scholarships@adelaide.edu.au


Applying:  Expression of Interest form must be submitted with a current Curriculum Vitae and Academic Transcripts to PIRSA.SARDIExecutiveoffice@sa.gov.au . This opportunity will be open until filled.