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Domestic Student Placements 

An Australian Government 50% rebate is available to all Australian businesses that place a domestic PhD student, bringing down the cost of a 3-month research project to $10,000.

These internships are supported by the Australian Government Department of Education, through the ‘Supporting more women in STEM careers: Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) – National Research Internships Program (NRIP)’.

International Student Placements

The total cost of a 3-5 month internship with an international student, placed outside of the Australian Government’s NRIP Program, starts from $25,000 for a 3-month research project. This includes:

  • Student Internship Scholarship of $3,000 per month
  • Academic Mentor one-off fee of $5,500
  • APR.Intern one-off fee of $5,500 for administration and case management
  • One-off payment of $5,000 to Government as a co-contribution for operational funding costs
    For more information, please refer to our FAQ.

ADDITIONAL SUBSIDIES AVAILABLE TO ELIGIBLE INDUSTRY

Defence Innovation Network (DIN) Voucher

Eligible NSW Defence businesses can access a $10,000 Defence Innovation Network (DIN) Voucher. When combined with the Australian Government 50% Rebate, this brings down the cost of a 3-month project to $5,000.

Defence Science Centre (DSC) Voucher

Eligible WA Defence businesses can access a $10,000 Defence Science Centre (DSC) Voucher. When combined with the Australian Government 50% Rebate, this brings down the cost of a 3-month project to $5,000.

Defence Science Institute (DSI) Voucher

Eligible VIC Defence businesses can access a $10,000 Defence Science Institute (DSI) Voucher. When combined with the Australian Government 50% Rebate, this brings down the cost of a 3-month project to $5,000.

Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC) Voucher

Eligible manufacturing businesses can access up up to $10,000 in funding support from the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC). When combined with the Australian Government 50% Rebate, this brings down the cost of a 3-month project to $5,000 for IMCRC partners or $7,500 for non-IMCRC partners.