Sugar Research Institute Scholarship (SRIS)

Sugar Research Institute (SRI) awards scholarships every year for undergraduates studying engineering, science or technical fields at an Australian university or tertiary institution. The SRIS aims to encourage the participation of high calibre students in the Australian sugar processing industry.

Scholarship Value: $7500 + Paid work placement + Living away from home allowance

Length of Scholarship: 18 months

Number Available: Four

Opening Date: 17 October 2017

Closing Date: 12 March 2018

Eligibility
Study LevelUndergraduate
Year of StudyFuture/First Year; Continuing (2nd year or greater)
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident; New Zealand Citizen
EthnicityAboriginal; Torres Strait Islander; South Sea Islander; Non Indigenous
Study Region
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadFull time
GenderEither

Eligibility Criteria

You must be:

  • A penultimate year student undertaking an engineering, science and/or technical degree at an Australian university or tertiary institution
  • Able to undertake three periods of work placement over an 18 month period (12 weeks in total) during semester breaks

You must also be one of:

  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen
  • A permanent resident

Selection Criteria

Please refer to the SRIS website for further information.

Additional Information

Scholarship recipients must:

  • Continue to be enrolled as a full-time student
  • Successfully complete all work placement requirements and submit work placement reports
  • Successfully complete medical/drug and alcohol testing prior to placement.
  • Organise and pay for their own travel and accommodation expenses

Supporting Documentation

Please refer to the SRIS website for further information.

How to apply

Please refer to the SRIS website to download the scholarship brochure and application form.

  • Complete the application form
  • A covering letter and curriculum vitae
  • Certified copies of your academic record and academic transcript
  • Certified copies of proof of nationality or permanent residence visa
  • Letters of reference from at least two referees

How will I know the outcome of my application?

Refer to the SRIS webpage.

Donor details

Sugar Research Institute