RMIT-CSIRO Masters by Research Scholarships

Work within CSIRO on a range of projects across science, engineering and health disciplines.

CSIRO-RMIT co-funded scholarship provides a standard stipend (pro-rata) for two years and successful applicants will also be awarded a Tuition Fee Scholarship.


To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • Have a first-class Honours or 2A Honours or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline of engineering/science
  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or an international student meeting the minimum English language requirements
  • provide evidence of adequate oral and written communication skills
  • demonstrate the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team
  • meet RMIT’s entry requirements for the master by research degree

Interested candidates should select a topic the list of research topics (PDF, 210KB) and contact the RMIT supervisor to express your interest in your chosen topic. Please provide the following documentation to the RMIT supervisor:

  • a statement to outline your interest
  • an electronic copy of your academic transcripts
  • a CV that includes any publications and the contact details of 2 referees.

You should also submit an application for 'Admission Only' via the Online application service.

Applications are open now.

Applications will continue being accepted until all places are filled.

The RMIT-CSIRO Masters by Research Scholarships will only be provide to candidates who are enrolled in a research Masters program at RMIT. 
This scholarship will be governed by RMIT's University Research Scholarship Terms and Conditions.

For further information, please contact

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