Scholarships and awards 

ANSTO offers access to a range of scholarships, awards, grants and prizes. Here you will find a list of scholarships. 

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United Uranium Scholarship  

The  United Uranium Trust Fund was established in 1966 for the promotion and encouragement of scientific research and education in the field of atomic energy. The scholarship recognises outstanding ability and promise in the field of nuclear science and technology, specifically as it applies to nuclear energy. 

Successful applicants will demonstrate a history of interest in nuclear energy and a desire to continue this interest. 


The scholarship is open to ‘promising young scientists’ in the field of nuclear energy who want to extend their development in nuclear science and technology and who work/study in an Australian organisation or institution. The applicant must also be an Australian citizen.


The scholarship’s value
The recipient of the scholarship will receive up to the value of AUS$10,000. 

Application for the Scholarship

Each applicant must lodge a completed Application Form, including the required attachments, and address the criteria set out in Section 2 in the ‘Terms and Conditions’ by the close-of-entries date. 

Closing date of entries for the 2015 scholarship is at 5pm (EST) on 12th May 2015. To apply for this scholarship, download the application form.



Scholarship ANSTO French Embassy (SAFE) Program 

ANSTO and the French Embassy in Australia are supporting a scholarship program which aims to facilitate exchanges of students or young researchers living in France or Australia and working in the area of nuclear science and technology applied to LifeSciences. 

The duration of the visit can be between 2-8 months depending on the requirements of the hosting team, the project and other constraints related to overseas training. A project that can start in February 2015 is recommended.

Applications for 2015 have now closed.