Flinders University :College of Science and Engineering (CSE) Summer Research Awards

Opening Date: 04-09-2018   Closing Date: 02-10-2018  


The College of Science and Engineering (CSE) has established the CSE Summer Research Awards to provide opportunities for students interested in undertaking honours or higher degree research.

The award will provide students with an opportunity to be involved in a research project under the supervision of a member of staff. This award is solely for educational purposes. The recipient is under no obligation to perform any work nor are they required to attend at the University or elsewhere, at any particular time. There is no intention to create an employment relationship.

A list of available projects and further information is available at the website link below.


The College will grant a maximum of 4 student awards of up to $1,500 for research project held between December and February. The award payment will be paid in a single lump sum payment at the beginning of the award.


Applicants must:

  • Generally be a current full-time enrolled student of an Australian university
  • Intend to enrol in 2019 at an Australian university
  • By December of the current year, have successfully completed between 18 and 30 months equivalent full time study in their undergraduate degree (54 - 90 units at Flinders University)
  • Be available for a placement of approximately 4 to 6 weeks minimum between December and February
  • Not previously have been awarded a CSE Summer Research Award or equivalent  Scholarship.



Scholarships will be awarded based on:

  • Progress in degree (Flinders equivalent units)

a. 54 - 72 units - rank one

b. 73 - 90 units - rank two

  • GPA of topics completed towards undergraduate study not including current semester 2 results
  • Personal statement of no more than 300 words detailing applicant's suitability for the award


Applicants are encouraged to contact a supervisor, either by email or in person, prior to applying to confirm their availability and willingness to host the student. Up to three projects may be nominated in order of preference on the application.

Flinders University Students

Flinders University students should upload their applications online via the Student System. Please read the how to apply page and ensure all of your personal details are up-to-date in Student Two before applying as you will be assessed using the information in the Student System, including home and semester address, citizenship etc.

Students from other Australian Universities

External Applicants should complete the application form below using Internet Explorer for this Award Scheme.  This is an adobe form and you need to have an adobe reader.  Please email this form to CSE.Research@flinders.edu.au.


Scholarship Type: undergraduate, academic merit, continuing,