CASS Undergraduate Vacation Scholarship Program 2015/16

The 2015/16 Vacation Scholarship Program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to work on real-world problems in a leading R&D organisation.

Participation in the Vacation Scholarship Program has influenced previous scholarship holders in their choice of further study and future career options. Many have gone on to pursue a PhD in CSIRO or to build a successful research career within CSIRO, a university or industry.

Vacation scholarships are intended primarily for students who:

  • are currently enrolled at an Australian university
  • have completed three years of a full-time undergraduate course, preferably in science, engineering or computing, however exceptional second year students may be considered.
  • have a strong academic record (credit average or higher); and
  • intend to on to honours and/or postgraduate study.

Scholarships are for 10 weeks in the period late November 2015 to February 2016.

CASS is offering up to 14 scholarships for the 2015/2016 program. Each scholar will undertake a research project under the supervision of a CASS staff member. Projects are offered in the areas of astronomy/astrophysics, physics, software engineering, computer science/engineering and electrical engineering. 

Applications are now open and must be submitted online.

Applications close Sunday 16 August 2015.

For further information, project details and online applications visit the CSIRO Careers link. The position reference code is: Reference: 1341


Information for the 2015/2016 program


For general enquiries about the summer vacation program please contact Robert Hollow, (02) 9372 4247 (for CASS)

Postal Address

Summer Vacation Scholarships Coordinator
CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science
PO Box 76
Epping   NSW   1710