Honours Scholarship

Up to A$5,000 available to support your Honours (or Coursework Masters) project.
Applications will open in December 2023.

What is it?

The AINSE Honours Scholarship is an A$5,000 payment given to students undertaking an honours project OR a Masters by coursework+thesis project involving the use of nuclear techniques, materials or by using prior AINSE-sponsored research data.

Download the 2023 Flyer here.


Am I eligible?

Eligible students will be enrolled in an honours degree (final year), OR a Masters by coursework+thesis degree, at an AINSE Member University for some period between 1st January 2024 and 31st March 2024. 

The student’s research project must involve the use of ANSTO facilities, or the analysis of data previously collected from ANSTO facilities, in collaboration with an ANSTO staff member.

Download the 2023 Terms and Conditions here.

How do I apply?

To apply for the Honours Scholarship, contact your AINSE Councillor and complete the application form using our online application portal linked below.

First-time users should press the “Request PIN” button to receive login details to the portal within 24 hours. Once logged in, navigate to “Start New Application” and select “Honours Scholarship 2024” as the Application Type.

Complete applications, including all supporting documentation, must be submitted and received prior to the deadline.

Applications open: December 2023 
Applications close: 15 March 2024, 11.59 pm AEDT


The Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE Ltd.) is an integral organisation for enhancing Australia’s and New Zealand’s capabilities in nuclear science, engineering, and related research fields by facilitating world-class research and education. 

AINSE offers a range of programs and services to its members, including generous domestic and international conference support, scholarships for honours & postgraduate students and Early Career Researchers, and intensive undergraduate education schools. These benefits aim to foster scientific advancement and promote an effective collaboration between AINSE members and ANSTO.

We respectfully acknowledge the Dharawal nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which AINSE is located.

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