ANSTO Graduate Institute Industry Foundations Scholarship


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area Engineering and Computing, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Medicine
HDR funding type Top-up Scholarship, Travel Scholarship
Scholarship value Top-up stipend of $7,500 and approved research, conference, travel and accommodation support of up to $10,000
Opening date 28 April 2020
Closing date 17 July 2020


The Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE Ltd.) is an integral organisation for enhancing Australia’s and New Zealand’s capabilities in nuclear science, engineering, and related research fields by facilitating world-class research and education.

Recipients will work on an industry-focused project aligned with ANSTO strategic objectives, with priority given to translational research projects related to: the development of radiopharmaceuticals and their application; defence; fusion; space; Nuclear Technology capability development; and/or projects which align with one of ANSTO’s strategic research program themes of: Environment; Human Health; or the Nuclear Fuel Cycle.

See Priority Focus Areas for more information and Points of Contact. For more information, please visit the ANSTO Industry Foundations Scholarship website.


It is anticipated that most recipients will be undertaking a PhD by research and will hold a Research Training Program (or similar) scholarship. Where a recipient is enrolled at an Australian or New Zealand university, that university must be a member of AINSE.

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

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How to apply

The proposed ANSTO supervisor should email the completed application to

A completed application form must be submitted by 11:59pm, 17 July 2020.

Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Selection criteria

  • Impact and benefit to ANSTO and NSW in accordance with the Priority Focus Areas.
  • The level of industry support.
  • Project quality, readiness and feasibility.
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Terms and conditions

All projects must have a nominated ANSTO supervisor who will be expected to be a formal co-supervisor (as defined by the university) of any recipients that are students at a university.

All projects must have industry support. The nature of the support could include cash or in-kind contributions as well as an indication by the industry partner that the project is a useful undertaking. Priority will be given in accordance with the value of the support indicated.

Recipients must spend at least 6 months at an ANSTO facility.

The Terms & Conditions can be found on the AINSE website:

Applications are closed.