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Forest Industries Research Centre (FIRC) Honours Scholarship

Scholarship applications for Semester 2, 2024 are open and will close on 31 July 2024.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications by Friday, 30 August 2024.

Students commencing Honours study after completion of their Bachelor degree.

The Forest Industries Research Centre (FIRC) Honours Scholarships are to encourage and support students commencing an Honours program, with a long term view to enter the research field. Scholarship payment will be made approximately three weeks after Census Date, once enrolment has been confirmed.

Please Note:  This scholarship is offered on a yearly basis through funds provided by an external donor. If funding is not available in any given year, the scholarship will not be awarded.

  • students commencing Honours study at UniSC
  • enrolment in an 'end-on' Honours program (i.e. not an embedded Honours or Professional Honours program)
  • students must have a supervisor from the Forest Industries Research Centre 
  • not already in receipt of a UniSC merit scholarship or a UniSC Honours or postgraduate Indigenous Scholarship for Honours year of study
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder, or Permanent Resident of Australia
Selection criteria
  • academic merit, based on GPA for advanced level courses undertaken
  • research focus and potential alignment to a Forest Industries Research Centre research area
  • intention/motivation for ongoing study/research and pursuit of a Higher Degree by Research (HDR)
Eligible programs
All programs offering 'end-on' Honours
Number available
2 offered each year

A$5,000 per annum for up to one year of full-time study (comprising 96 units). Part-time students will receive pro rata payment, equivalent to the units of study.


Honours Scholarship Application Form