Bushfire CRC Education program

The Bushfire CRC is supporting students interested in careers in bushfire research, and are undertaking further study in an area of bushfire research central to the CRC's research program.

The Bushfire CRC is assisting course and curriculum developers across a broad range of higher education courses to enhance their course content with the lastest bushfire research.

University partners

Bushfire CRC scholarship students study at a range of Australian universities. Scholarships are only available at universities participating in the Bushfire CRC's program.

Scholarship opportunities

The Bushfire CRC has currently closed its call for new scholarship students.

The Bushfire CRC has outstanding postgraduate students as part of a dynamic national bushfire research program for safer communities and ecological sustainability, investigating areas such as fire behaviour, management of fire in the landscape, and the social and economic aspects of bushfires.

We sought students with strong academic records and relevant experience who were keenly interested in pursuing a PhD with a view to researching key issues for fire and land management agencies around Australia and New Zealand.

The Bushfire CRC offered outstanding postgraduate students access to:

  • Full Scholarships of $28,000 per annum over 3 years, and
  • Top Up Scholarships (for APAs and University scholarships) of $10,000 per annum over 3 years.

Want to know more? Contact Annette Allen at the Bushfire CRC or (03) 9412 9600.

Posted: 4 weeks 2 days ago

Part of the process of winding up the Bushfire CRC is formally documenting the project Intellectual Property (IP) for all the great work completed over the ten years. This is an aspect of finalising the research outputs which often gets pushed to the side, but it is a useful way of seeing the achievements. We don’t want to make this a time consuming process, so...

Lyndsey Wright
Research Manager Bushfire CRC

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