Aquatic Sciences summer scholarships

The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) Aquatic Sciences summer scholarships:

  • Give students experience in fisheries, aquaculture and ecological research.
  • Take place at SARDI Aquatic Sciences unique research facility.

Summer scholarships are:

  • awarded to up to 2 outstanding undergraduates from SA universities every year
  • paid as a $1,500 stipend (salary) to you through your university department
  • available from November to February
  • 6-8 weeks in duration
  • usually based in West Beach
  • run under supervision of SARDI Aquatic Science staff.

Students will gain experience in:

  • managing a minor project
  • library research
  • experimental design and implementation
  • preparing a written report.


We expect:

  • to cover all field and logistical costs for the duration of the scholarship
  • that your university will pay for all insurance costs.

Apply for a summer scholarship

Application form for summer scholarship (DOC 99.5 KB)

Important dates

  • Applications are usually open from September and due in early November.
  • We will notify successful applicants in mid November each year.

Enquiries and applications

Assoc. Prof. Jason Tanner
c/o Receptionist
SARDI Aquatic Sciences
PO Box 120, Henley Beach, 5022

Phone: (08) 8207 5400

Information for Victorian students

Summer scholarships are also available to students from Victorian Universities affiliated with the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) in Victoria.

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