Research scholarships

The following sections provide details on closing dates, criteria, instructions and application forms for all Training Awards offered by the GRDC. If you have questions please refer to the Scholarship FAQ.

Available Awards include:

If you require any further information or would like to provide any comments please contact the individual listed under each award on the Training Awards page.

Strategic Fit to RD&E Priorities

The GRDC provides scholarships to encourage training in disciplines that contribute to the Corporations research, development and extension priorities. Scholarship applications should be consistent with the deliverables and strategies outlined in the GRDC Strategic Research and Development Plan 2012-17, which highlights that the GRDC invests to achieve new information and products that enhance the productivity, competitiveness and environmental sustainability of Australian grain growers, industry and the community.

Applications and Reporting Information

The GRDC invites and assesses applications once a year.  The application closing date is end of October each calendar year, for full time study commencing in Semester 1 of the following year.  Scholarship applications will be assessed in November with applicants to be notified by mid-December.

To view details on the eligibility and conditions accompanying each of the awards, including instructions, reporting and forms associated , please visit the Applications and Reporting Information page.