Scholarships and awards 


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ANSTO, in combination with other research and educational institutions, government agencies and other bodies, offers access to a range of scholarships, awards, grants and prizes. Here you will find a list of scholarships.

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. 

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. In accordance with the Deed, the United Uranium 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. 


Applications have now closed for 2014. For more information, please contact: ANSTO Research Management on 02 9717 3535.



Fulbright Scholarship  

Future looks bright for Fulbright Scholar


A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity awaits this year’s winner of the Fulbright Scholarship being offered by the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO).


Valued at up to $A 40,000, the Fulbright Scholarship is for Australian citizens wishing to carry out research or study in the United States of America in nuclear science or technology. The winner will also get an unrivalled opportunity for Australians seeking professional development in the United States.


The Fulbright Program is one of the largest and most prestigious educational exchange programs in the world. The Australian-American Fulbright Commission is one of over 50 Fulbright Commissions in the world who work with the United States Department of State to facilitate the Fulbright Program between the United States and over 150 countries worldwide.


Fulbright Professional Scholarships are available for junior to mid-career professionals, poised for advancement to a senior role from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, or junior to middle level academics whose professional focus is industry related.


The Fulbright Scholar will receive $5,200 per month (tax free in Australia) for a maximum period of six months and costs for international travel valued at $6,300.


As well as providing financial support, the Fulbright Scholarship supports a program of professional development in Australia and the United States, including orientation programs and opportunities for networking with Australian, U.S. and international Fulbright Scholars and alumni.


Applications for Fulbright Australian Scholarships for 2014 are now closed. More information is available at


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