The Co-op High Achiever Research Grant

University of South Australia

The grant may be used to cover travel for presenting at an international conference, collecting data or collaborating with international experts or specialised equipment for their research. Applications for The Co-op High Achiever Research Grant open in February.


The Co-op High Achiever Research Grant is available to commencing full-time Doctorate by Research or Masters by Research students enrolled at the University of South Australia. Applicants may be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Student Visa holder. Applicants will be required to provide a personal written statement outlining: - the importance of the research and its contribution to society, - how the research grant will be spent, and - how the research will be enhanced by the grant. In addition to providing a personal written statement, applicants must provide a reference from their principal supervisor supporting their application. The Grant will be awarded on the basis of a personal written statement and previous academic achievement. Short-listed applicants may be invited to attend an interview with the grant selection panel. The grant is available to students currently enrolled at UniSA for a research degree and in the first year of their candidacy. Applicants must have had their research proposal submitted within six months of commencement and accepted with no or only minor changes required, and have the unqualified support of their principal supervisor.

Further details

The Co-op High Achiever Research Grant applicants are advised to apply via the myScholarships page in the student portal.

Amount $4,000

The grant is valued at $4,000 to be paid in one instalment in April.

Frequency Once Only
Duration year
Student type Australian
Gender Co-Ed
For Australian students
For international students
Level of study Postgraduate
Field of studys Accounting
Built environment
Business and management
Computing and information technology
Creative arts
Education and training
Engineering and technology
Environmental studies
Tourism and hospitality
Health services and support
Humanities and social sciences
Para-legal studies
Social work
Sport and leisure
Veterinary science
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