Lady Anita Smith PhD Sponsorship

Applications open
March, June, September, December
Applications close
March, June, September, December
Payment per year
up to $15,000
up to 1 years maximum
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 Sciences, Engineering and Technology (SET)
Available To

The Lady Anita Smith PhD Sponsorship will be available to students enrolled in a PhD program at the University of Adelaide undertaking research in aerospace related topics and meeting the following objectives of the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund (“the Smith Fund”)  "advancement in the State of South Australia of the science of aeronautics and of education therein".

The purpose of The Lady Anita Smith Sponsorship is to provide funding for currently enrolled PhD students to travel overseas to a university, institute or company. The travel must benefit their PhD research project.  Applicants must be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia.

The holder of the Sponsorship must have successfully completed their CCSP before the intended travel date.  Postgraduate students intending to go abroad for research purposes will need to make separate application for Study Leave available via the Graduate Research School website.

The duration and value of the Sponsorship will be determined by the Trustee in accordance with advice of the Specialist Advisory Committee, however it will not normally exceed one years duration nor $15,000 in total.