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Sugar Research Institute Scholarship

Sugar Research Institute (SRI) awards scholarships every year for undergraduates studying engineering (chemical, process, mechanical and electrical), science or technical disciplines at an Australian university or tertiary institution. The SRIS aims to encourage the participation of high calibre students in the Australian sugar processing industry. The scholarship provides a payment of $7,500 (in three installments of $2,500) as well as a work placement paid at industry rates and a living away allowance of $250 per week.


Important dates

Opens: 17-10-2017 Closes: 12-03-2018

Applies to

Domestic Undergraduate

At a glance

  • You must be a current ECU student to be eligible for this scholarship.
  • Questions about thisscholarship can be directed to Bruce King at: b.king@sri.org.au

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible you must be:

  • an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen;
  • in your penultimate year of study undertaking an undergraduate engineering, science or technical degree at an Australian university or tertiary institution;
  • studying Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Process or Electrical), Science or Technical degree; and
  • able to undertake three periods of work placement over an 18 month period (12 weeks in total) during semester breaks and successfully complete a medical/drug and alcohol testing prior to placement.

How to apply

  • Complete the application form.
  • Provide a covering letter and curriculum vitae.
  • Provide certified copies of your academic record and academic transcript.
  • Provide certified copies of proof of nationality or permanent residence visa
  • Provide letters of reference from at least two referees

About the scholarship

SRI is a global leader in science and innovation for sugar milling and refining technology. SRI develops innovative products, technical expertise and commercial research services for raw and refined sugar manufacturers worldwide.

In addition to financial and work placement support, the program helps recipients to make the most of their university experience through extra development opportunities by building their leadership skills and professional networks.

For more information

Bruce King
Learning and Development Manager - Sugar Research Institute
Phone: 0417 645 783
Email: b.king@sri.org.au

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