"The mentoring, leadership and networking opportunities through the scholarship are invaluable."

- scholar.

MPI Postgraduate Science Scholarship

Closing Date: 8 December 2021
Value: $12,000 Masters; $50,000 PhD
Region: Not region specific
Tertiary Institution: Any
Offered by: The Ministry for Primary Industries
Study Level: Postgraduate
Study Area: Business & Management, Science & Mathematics, Technology

Open to postgraduate students undertaking Masters or PhD degrees, in a research area relevant to, and meeting capability needs of MPI or the primary industries.

The scholarship will provide financial support to students undertaking Masters and PhD degrees. Masters students will receive $12,000 over two years and PhD students will receive $50,000 over four years, to be used as a contribution towards fees and living costs. In addition to funding, MPI will provide support in the form of mentoring or co-supervision from MPI staff.

The MPI Postgraduate Science Scholarship is aimed at addressing critical science capability gaps and vulnerabilities in the primary industries, including the animal welfare, biosecurity and food systems.