South Australia Defence, Space & Cyber Scholarship (Both Directions)

  • PHD
  • $40.000
  • 30 September 2023

The South Australia Defence, Space & Cyber Scholarship will fund scholars from the United States to South Australia and from South Australia to the United States who are undertaking PhD or Post-Doctoral research in the fields of Defence, Space, or Cyber Security. Candidates should have a research affiliation with a South Australian educational institution.

This is a scholarship by

American Australian Association (AAA)

All Scholarships from American Australian Association (AAA)


  • Candidate must have affiliation, placement or letter of offer from a South Australian or American University/research institution, or agreement from their South Australian or American University/institution to undertake the proposed research project;
  • Candidate must be a US citizen or permanent resident if going to Australia or an Australian citizen or permanent resident if going to the US;
  • Candidate must have prior knowledge or experience in Defence, Space or Cyber Security and/or a Master’s Degree in the relevant fields;
  • Candidate’s references must indicate strong professional promise.

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This scholarship will provide support of up to US $40,000 and may be used to support tuition, travel, living expenses and any other associated educational or research costs.


Submission Period:

Australia to USA: Open for application on January 24 to March 31.

USA to Australia: Open for application on August 1 to September 30.

Application links to apply online will be made available on the official page when each application round is open (as per the dates listed). You will be notified of the results of your application roughly eight weeks after the deadline, at which shortlisted applicants will receive further instruction.