CSIRO Industry PhD Program Scholarships

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Payment per year
$45,000 p.a. (Stipend) + additional $13,000 p.a. (Project Expense and Development Package)
4 years
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Type of Scholarship
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Rural Regional and Remote Areas
Students with Disabilities
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Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology (SET)
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The CSIRO Industry PhD Program is a four-year research training program that focuses on applied research and working with the industry sector. For further information on specific project available through the program, please see the flyer below.

Apply today to undertake this exciting project at the University of Adelaide.

*Please note, this projects are still in the contracting phase and there is no guarantee for the position until the formal collaboration agreement between the parties is is in place. Nominated applicants will be notified as to when this occurs,


The student must:

  • be an Australian citizen or Permanent Resident, or a New Zealand citizen;
  • meet University PhD admission requirements;
  • meet university English Language Requirements;
  • not have previously completed a PhD;
  • be able to commence the Program in the year of the offer;
  • enrol as a full-time PhD student; and
  • be prepared to be located at the project location(s) that the University has approved and, if required, comply with the host university’s external enrolment procedures.


Recipients will receive a scholarship package totaling approximately $45,000 AUD p.a. over four years, with an additional Project Expense and Development package of $13,000 p.a. over four years


  • Applicants are required to submit an expression of interest (EOI) to the University supervisor
  • The EOI is assessed by the supervisory team and shortlisted applicants are interviewed
  • The supervisory team nominates a preferred applicant
  • The nominated applicant will be instructed to apply
  • The application is then be assessed by the University against PhD admission criteria


Email: hdrindustryenq@adelaide.edu.au
Ph: +61 8 8313 0260
Web: CSIRO Industry PhD

For project specific information, please use the contact nominated at the end of the relevant project flyer.