What the scholarships offer you
Students will have the chance to work on a real project in science, engineering or a related field such as science communication. Placements are full time and typically begin in late November or early December and can be from 8 – 12 weeks in length.
Successful applicants are able to expand their skills and knowledge and there are often opportunities to attend conferences and training courses during their time with us. Students are usually required to write a report on their work experience and have the opportunity to make a presentation to their peers and supervisors at the end of the scholarship.
Vacation students will be paid a stipend and in some cases may also receive a contribution towards travel and accommodation costs.
Vacation scholarships are intended primarily for students who:
- are currently enrolled at an Australian university.
- have completed three years of a full-time undergraduate course preferably in science or engineering however exceptional second year students may be considered.
- have a strong academic record (credit average or higher).
- intend to go on to honours and/or postgraduate study.
To apply please visit: https://www.csiro.au/en/Showcase/DoBetter