Postgraduate Research Awards 

OPEN late February 2015


AINSE offers awards for postgraduate students whose research projects are associated with nuclear science, or its applications, and require access to the unique national facilities at the Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO), Lucas Heights, Australia.

Postgraduate Research Awards are offered by AINSE for suitably qualified persons wishing to undertake studies in AINSE's field of interest for a higher degree at a member university of AINSE. Applications are particularly encouraged in fields which are related to the research activities of the Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO) at Lucas Heights, Australia.

Research Supplements are the principal form of award and are offered to scholars who are (or will be) in receipt of an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or equivalent scholarship.

Supplement Stipend: $7,500 pa.

The award also provides $10,000 pa In-kind for costs involved in using the facilities and services at Lucas Heights and a generous travel and accommodation allowance to enable students to work at Lucas Heights are also provided.

Candidates for an AINSE Postgraduate Research supplement must be nominated by the Australian or New Zealand university where PhD enrolment is held or proposed for tenure commencing before 30 June of the year of application. The university must be a member of AINSE.

Responsibility for establishing taxation liability lies with the recipient.


2014 Conditions and Guidelines 


Enquiries and Further Information:

University Postgraduate Awards Offices

Locked Bag 2001
Phone: (02) 9717 3436 or (02) 9717 3376
Fax: (02) 9717 9268