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Issue 2: January 2024

February webinar: How to join our Industry PhD program

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Don't miss out on this opportunity to advance your career and make a difference in the world.

Apply for an industry PhD scholarship today!

Check back regularly for new projects. We'll have up to 52 student scholarships on offer over the next few weeks.

An Industry PhD can give you an in with industry

Karla Heric is one of the students in our Industry PhD program. "Through the program, you gain experience in both industry and academia. This develops your research skills, expands your network, and prepares you for the future."

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What you’ll receive…lots!

  • admission to a university PhD program
  • a four-year scholarship package of $46,000 per annum (2024 rate)
  • a four-year project expense and development package of up to $13,000 per annum
  • a three-month or 60-day full-time equivalent industry engagement component
  • professional development training to develop your applied research and career skills
  • supervision by the host university, CSIRO and an industry partner.

Am I eligible?

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen
  • meet host university PhD admission requirements
  • meet university English language requirements
  • have not previously completed a PhD
  • be able to commence the program in the year of the offer
  • enrol as a full-time PhD student

I feel like I'm solving real world problems

Hear from Kym, a recent alumni, on why you should consider an Industry PhD scholarship with CSIRO.

Top three reasons to apply

Student working in the field.
  1. Gain valuable industry experience that will make you a highly competitive job candidate.
  2. Solve a problem to help the community.
  3. Be supported by a great group of experts.

The iPhD team are here to help

  • Are you a university researcher or industry professional looking to set up a project but not sure where to start? Contact us
  • Are you a prospective PhD student interested in our current project opportunities needing further assistance? Contact us
  • Do you work in a Graduate Research School or in partnerships/industry engagement and what to learn more about how the program can be integrated into your university? Contact us