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CEPAR's Scholarship Schemes have ended. To see where some of CEPAR's PhD graduates have been placed, visit the Graduate Student Placements webpage.

To stay in touch with CEPAR, researchers are invited to participate in a range of initiatives designed to bring students and research fellows together from a variety of disciplines to meet and exchange ideas, including applying for the CEPAR Affiliates Scheme.

Past Scholarship Schemes

From 2011 to 2024, the following CEPAR Scholarship Schemes and opportunities were offered to students to work with and be mentored by CEPAR researchers.

CEPAR PhD Supplementary Scholarships

The CEPAR Supplementary Scholarships provided additional support to eligible international and domestic higher degree research students who are in receipt of an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) or university equivalent scholarship that assisted them with pursuing a program of study related to CEPAR.

Further details are available in the CEPAR Supplementary Scholarship Guidelines.

CEPAR Honours Scholarships

Honours scholarships, valued at AUD $5,000, available to students wishing to enrol in a fourth year of undergraduate study to expand their knowledge in a particular area of study and to develop their research skills.

Application Process included:

Applications have closed on 20 February 2024. Enquiries can be directed to Amy Brushwood 

CEPAR Indigenous Honours Scholarship

The 'CEPAR Indigenous Honours Scholarship', valued at AUD $5,000, offered to support a First Nations student enrolling in a fourth year of undergraduate study in an eligible discipline under the supervision of a CEPAR Chief Investigator, Associate Investigator or Research Fellow based in the UNSW Business School or the UNSW School of Psychology. 

Application Process included:

Applications have closed on 20 February 2024. Enquiries can be directed to Amy Brushwood 

CEPAR Summer Research Scholarships 

Applications for the summer research scholarship scheme are now closed.

CEPAR offered competitive summer research scholarships to currently enrolled undergraduate students who are considering Honours and/or postgraduate research in the future. Students participated in research projects supervised by CEPAR researchers and gain valuable research experience. 

The program involveed students actively participating in a research project designed by a CEPAR CI of Research Fellow for between 4-6 weeks over the summer period, with the timing and tasks to be specified at the project level. Students received scholarship funding of $834 per week (tax exempt).

Summer Scholarship enquiries can be directed to Amy Brushwood

CEPAR is committed to the principle of fair and open recruitment and selection processes and will consider appropriate Diversity representation when shortlisting for positions. CEPAR welcomes applications from eligible students from all backgrounds, and encourages applications from people of diverse ability, gender, sexual orientation, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, age, carer responsibilities, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.