Summer research

Summer Research Scholarships and Summer Internships are designed for skilled students from ANU and other tertiary institutions considering undertaking Higher Degree Research in the future. Students will have the oppourtunity to carry out research in some of our modern research Labratories, under distingused Researchers.

Due to COVID 19 and travel restrictions, only Summer Research Internships will be offered this year. This program is only offered to current ANU students who are in their 2nd or 3rd year of their studies.  Successful applicants are awarded a weekly allowance of $350 for 9 weeks, commencing Monday 22ndNovember 2021 and finishing Friday 21st January 2022 (breaking during the Christmas/New Year period spanning Friday 24th December to Tuesday 4th January, with pay). Students cannot seek course credit for this program, but can apply for CHEM3060/SCNC in the usual manner for summer enrolment.

RSC Summer Research Summer Interns will be invited to participate in a variety of shared social events, workshops and seminars during the summer period.

Applications open on August 1st 2021 and will close on August 31st 2021.

Please note that we may have to suspend this program prior to commencement due to COVID 19 travel restrictions or lockdowns. 

For more information about entry requirements and how to apply, please email