Future students

Find out more about the undergraduate, postgraduate and scholarship opportunities available at the Phenomics and Bioinformatics Research Centre.

Postgraduate students

Degree programs


We seek to ensure our students are supported with scholarships that cover their tuition costs and provide a living stipend. 

  • Government and University scholarships
    Applicants should apply for all appropriate government and university scholarships, which include the Australian Postgraduate Award (APA), the UniSA Australian Postgraduate Award (USAPA), and top-up research scholarships for Australian applicants, and the International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) and the UniSA President's Scholarship (UPS) for international applicants.
  • Grains Industry Research Scholarships (GRS)
    Full-time students who are an Australian citizen or permanent resident and applying for a Government or University scholarship may also be eligible to apply for a Grains Industry Research Scholarships (GRS). This scheme provides successful applicants with a top-up scholarship (in addition to their base scholarship) of $17,145 per year along with an operating budget of up to $10,000 per year.


Applicants should apply online after contacting the PBRC core member from whom they seek supervision.

Closing dates can be found here.

Honours projects

Student's undertaking certain projects are eligible to apply for ACPFG Honours scholarships. Honours projects are also available in any of the areas covered by the current projects of the Centre.  Interested students are advised to directly contact the PBRC core member from whom they seek supervision for more information. Some information on honours, including courses, is available on the honours information page.

Honours scholarships

Vacation research scholarships for undergraduate students

Scholarships are available for undergraduate students to undertake research in the PBRC during their summer or winter vacations through a number of programs including the:

Descriptions of some currently offered example vacation projects are available, or a project can be tailored to a student's specific interests and background. Interested students should contact the PBRC staff member they wish to work with or the PBRC director, Professor Stan Miklavcic.

Areas of study and research

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