for Masters study in association with an ACIAR project in either agriculture, forestry, fisheries or agribusiness

Applications are now open for ACIAR funded postgraduate scholarships. Note that these scholarships are targeted at candidates who wish to pursue a Master by Research degree at USP. No Postgraduate Diploma scholarships will be offered for this intake. Applications close on the 15th of October.

All applicants are required to identify an ACIAR project from the list provided and attach the following documentation with their filled application form:

NB: You can either fill in the application form with the required documents below and send it to the USP-ACIAR Generic Email: or you can apply online.

Apply via Generic Email:

  1. Cover letter explaining why you should be considered for the scholarship and how you aim to contribute to agricultural research at the end of the scholarship.
  2. Certified copies of academic transcripts
  3. Two Academic or ACIAR project leader referee letters that highlight the applicant’s academic strengths and aptitude to conduct research.
  4. Curriculum Vitae
Apply Online
  1. Have the above listed documents ready
  2. Register your account in this website
  3. Login with registered account
  4. Fill in the online application form and above documents where required
  5. Submit the application
  6. You should receive acknowledge email confirming the application was successfully submitted

If you face difficulty in applying online using the portal then you can download the application form from here (ACIAR Scholarship Application form_2020) and email the completed application form with the required documents to