Applications for Wine Australia’s PhD and Masters by Research scholarships will close on Friday 1 November 2019 for scholarships commencing 1 January 2020.
Wine Australia offers a PhD and Masters by Research scholarship program to help attract postgraduate students to the fields of wine, viticulture and wine business research. We are committed to supporting academic endeavour and encouraging the enthusiasm of the future leaders of oenology, viticulture and wine business researchers to support a prosperous Australian grape and wine community.
Dr Tony Jordan OAM Award
In 2019, Wine Australia has inaugurated the Dr Tony Jordan OAM Award, an annual award for the most outstanding Wine Australia PhD scholarship applicant.
This Award recognises the distinguished contribution of Dr Tony Jordan OAM to Australian wine. Over his career, Dr Jordan was an influential and determined advocate for the advancement of Australian wine as a winemaker, researcher, mentor, wine show judge and wine sector leader.
Wine Australia awards merit-based PhD scholarships with a stipend of up to $35,000. The Dr Tony Jordan OAM Award recipient will receive up to $40,000 annually to support their study.
Please consult the PhD and Masters by Research application guide for full details.
Wine Australia offers supplementary scholarships for up to three years full-time PhD study and for up to two years full-time Masters by Research study. Candidates must:
- be enrolled in or have applied for, a program at an Australian or overseas university
- hold, or have applied for, an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship or other equivalent scholarship through their host university, and
- be attending on campus (applies to domestic study only).
Should a candidate have already commenced study, they are still eligible to apply for a scholarship for the remainder of their candidature.
Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence, the quality of an applicant’s Curriculum Vitae, the merit of the proposed research program, the likelihood of the student’s ongoing involvement in the wine sector, and funding availability.
International candidates enrolled at overseas universities are not eligible.
How to apply
Applications must be lodged through Wine Australia’s online project management tool, the Clarity Investment Management System (CIMS).
A log in and password can be obtained by emailing your full name, address, contact phone number and name of university where you will be studying to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please consult the PhD and Masters by Research application guide.
When completing your application, please consult the Wine Australia Strategic Plan 2015–2020 for a high-level summary of our research priorities.