PIRSA-SARDI AgTech PhD Scholarship

Applications close
31 October 2020
Payment per year
3 years
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
International Students
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 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 (indexed annually) per annum plus an additional supplement of $10,000 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 (currently under review)

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 together with a current Curriculum Vitae and copies of official Academic Transcripts for all academic qualifications are to be submitted to PIRSA.SARDIExecutiveoffice@sa.gov.au . Expressions of Interest close on 31 October 2020.