Applications for Wine Australia’s PhD and Masters by Research scholarships will open on Monday 5 October 2020 for scholarships commencing 1 January 2021.
There are no anticipated changes to the application period due to the COVID-19 pandemic (this information was accurate at 7 September 2020, but is subject to ongoing developments of the COVID-19 pandemic).
Applications close on Friday 6 November 2020.
Wine Australia offers a PhD and Master 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.
The supplementary scholarships are for up to three years full-time PhD study and for up to two years full-time Master by Research study. The most outstanding Wine Australia PhD scholarship applicant will receive the Dr Tony Jordan OAM Award which provides the recipient with additional stipend.
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 on the Wine Australia website for full details.
- 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).
Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence, the quality of an applicant’s Curriculum Vitae, the merit of the proposed research program, the expertise of the proposed supervisor(s), the likelihood of the student’s ongoing involvement in the wine sector, and funding availability.
Should a candidate have already commenced study, they are still eligible to apply for a scholarship for the remainder of their candidature.
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 Wine Australia's Strategic Plan 2020–25 for a high level summary of our research priorities.