The CSIRO Staff Association awards up to $6,000 in scholarships each financial year. These include the long standing John Little (Study) Scholarship and Women in Science Careers Scholarship.
John Little (study) Scholarships support members who are undertaking study leading to the award of a formal qualification, and who are classified up to CSOF Level 3 Max in CSIRO, or up to APS Level 4 in the Australian Astronomical Observatory and the National Measurement Institute.
The scholarships are $1,000 each and assist with the costs of study related expenses, including course fees and materials. Up to three scholarships are awarded each year.
Women in Science Careers Scholarships support the professional development of women in science careers at CSIRO, the Australian Astronomical Observatory and the National Measurement Institute by providing vertical networking opportunities, shadowing senior role models and/or mentoring programs.
The scholarships are to assist with the costs of travel, accommodation and sundry expenses. Up to $3,000 is awarded each year.