Commonwealth Hill Scholarship

Applications open
Automatic consideration
Applications close
Not offered in 2019
Payment per year
3 years
Postgraduate Research
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
Type of Scholarship
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Financial Need
Students with Disabilities
Available In
Faculty of Sciences
Available To

The Commonwealth Hill Scholarship is awarded approximately once every three years to support a full time PhD or Masters student who is commencing research in the field of Agricultural Science.


Applicants must be Australian Citizens or permanent residents of Australia who are acceptable as candidates for a PhD or Masters by Research degree at the University of Adelaide.

A minimum of a Second Class Honours degree or equivalent is required.

Scholarships are offered on the basis of academic merit and the area of research when selecting recipients.

Stipend:  The scholarship will be for 3 years and has a stipend of $27,500 per annum. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

Enquiries:  Contact the Adelaide Graduate Centre Tel (08) 8313 3044 or email

Applying: The awards are allocated as part of the Major Round of scholarship applications. When open, applications must be submitted using the Online Application Form.

See the Applications Round page for Mid Year and Major Round application dates.