Summer research scholarships provide insight into what studying for an Honours or higher degree by research is all about. You will be immersed in a challenging research environment, helping you to make an informed decision about your future study options.
The program lasts for eight weeks, from late November to late January, and at the conclusion of the research project summer scholars submit a brief report on their findings.
Who can apply?
The program is available for third or final year undergraduate students (including current Honours students) who are currently enrolled at universities in Australia and New Zealand and are interested in pursuing an Honours program or a higher degree by research.
What is included?
- Full board on campus.
- A weekly allowance.
- Return travel to Canberra.
- An opportunity to undertake a short research project on an approved topic.
- A certificate on completion of the program.
What research projects are available?
We offer exciting research projects through each of our research schools/centres. Visit each school/centre website to see more details on projects and the application process.
- Fenner School of Environment & Society
- Mathematical Sciences Institute
- Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics
- Research School of Biology
- Research School of Chemistry
- Research School of Earth Sciences
- Research School of Physics & Engineering
See the Summer Research Scholarships website for more information on key dates and the application process.