John Allwright Fellowship Scheme

Eligible Geographic Areas
Southeast Asia, North Asia, South Asia (specifically India and Pakistan), Papua New Guinea and South Pacific Island countries (specifically Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga and Kiribati), and Southern Africa (specifically the Republic of South Africa).

Information about the funding opportunity
Gives partner country scientists involved in ACIAR-supported collaborative research projects the opportunity to obtain postgraduate qualifications at Australian tertiary institutions.

Description, Remarks/Restrictions
Applicants must already be involved in an ACIAR project and be working in a current ACIAR bilateral partner priority country.

Funding Web Address


Deadline for Application

Information on deadlines
There are two calls for nominations per year. Applications must be submitted by 31 March (1st call), or 21 August (2nd call) of the year prior to the study taking place.

How to apply
Follow link to application guidelines to download application form, which should be sent, duly completed to the contact address.

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Eligible research topics
ACIAR priority research areas

Who can apply
Students holding a BSc relevant to the proposed area of postgraduate study, and involved in a collaborative research project supported by ACIAR at the time of application.

Contact details

Contact Address
Mrs Sharon Harvey, Secretariat
The John Allwright Fellowships
c/o ACIAR, GPO Box 1571
Canberra ACT 2601

+ 61 (2) 6217 0501


Donor Organization(s)
  • Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research

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