CSIRO :CSIRO Undergraduate Vacation Scholarship Program

Opening Date: 10-08-2016   Closing Date: 22-08-2016  


The CSIRO's Undergraduate Vacation scholarships scheme is run over the summer holidays and offers promising, advanced undergraduate students the opportunity of collaborating with leading CSIRO scientists using world class facilities.

These prestigious scholarships are highly sought after and every year CSIRO makes around 100 offers.
Vacation scholars can go on to do further work with CSIRO.


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.


Applications should be submitted online via the CSIRO Career Portal from the CSIRO website listed below.

Scholarship Type: undergraduate, science and engineering, academic merit, continuing,