First listed on: 12 July 2017

CSIRO Undergraduate Vacation Scholarships - CBIS Building Energy Efficiency

  • Get hands-on experience with enabling science and research 
  • Access CSIRO's world-class facilities
  • Apply for a CSIRO Vacation Scholarship today!

Our Undergraduate Vacation Scholarships are run over the Australian summer holidays and offers high achieving and promising undergraduate students the opportunity to collaborate with leading CSIRO scientists and corporate staff in our world class facilities.

Students will have the chance to work on a real project in CSIRO. Placements are full time and typically begin in late November or early December and can be from 8 - 12 weeks in length.

Participation in the Vacation Scholarship Program has influenced previous scholarship holders in their choice of further study and future career options. Many have gone on to pursue a PhD in CSIRO or to build a successful research or corporate career within CSIRO, a university or industry.

CSIRO Business and Infrastructure Services (CBIS) is charged with managing the provision, maintenance and operation of all CSIRO's scientific and research facilities. CBIS delivers it services through its Enterprise functions, which incorporates strategic, capital and estate issues; while the CBIS teams within each Zone deliver the operational property services. CBIS's strategy and operational activities align with CSIRO's strategic direction and scientific activities.

Projects: CBIS Building Energy Efficiency have 2 projects available, for details please see the project list
Location: Canberra, ACT
Scholarship: $1462.77 per fortnight
Reference: 43863


To be eligible to apply you must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or an international student who has full work rights for the 8 to 12 weeks duration (does not require visa sponsorship).

Vacation scholarships are open to students who:

  • are currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree at an Australian university;
  • have completed three years of a full-time undergraduate course (exceptional second year students will also be considered);
  • have a strong academic record (credit average or higher); and
  • Intend to go on to honours and/or postgraduate study.

About CSIRO: The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is Australia’s national science agency. At CSIRO we shape the future. We do this by using science to solve real issues. Our research makes a difference to industry, people and the planet. Find out more at

Applications close on: Monday 7 August 2017

CSIRO Undergraduate Vacation Scholarships - CBIS Building Energy Efficiency

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