Summer Internship & Scholarship For Undergraduate Students: Cancer Council Australia

Scholarships are provided to the students with outstanding achievements in education who cannot afford their higher education. Providing a student with Scholarship is the best way to award him/her for their hard work in studies. Australian government understands how important is it to take care of the needs of the citizens and residents of the Australia as well as the students from other countries who want to study in Australia.  Many scholarships and grants are provided to the students who would like to study in a university on the post graduate and undergraduate levels and achieve the accomplishments in their lives.

Summer internship program for undergraduate students

Cancer council Australia’s aim is to see a cancer-free Australia in future. They provide all the basic instruction, medical facilities and training to the cancer patients and researchers. Summer vacation studentship is a program from the cancer council to train and support the cancer researchers and students of undergraduate programs from any university who have not graduated yet or is in the third year of any science based study and will precede to the fourth year of Honors program. Students who want to learn something during the summer vacations and do have interest in cancer related research can join the internship program.

Eligibility criteria

A student will be selected for the studentship on the basis of their academic performance. The student is eligible for this scholarship program if:

  • The student is studying in any university in Australia or any other country.
  • A student is not eligible to apply if the student has graduated.
  • A student is interested in this scholarship from some other country, a student must obtain the student visa that allows internships.
  • A student is in third year of the science related study and will proceed to the fourth year for completing the honors.


The scholarship will be provided for six weeks of the summer vacations. A student will not need to pay anything for this scholarship except for the transport. A student will get $300 per weak. The studentship is exempted from tax. A student will get to learn about many things during their scholarship and will be able to gain experience while studying which will result in obtaining a good job in future.

Number of scholarships offered each year

Up to sixteen scholarships are provided to the students each year on the basis of their academic performance. An applicant is not allowed to apply in any department where they have previously had internship.

When and how to apply for this internship?

The closing date of the summer vacation internship program is on 22nd of September 2017. You can apply before this date.

You can apply online by downloading the application form. Following the instructions and fill all the areas of the form as required so that you get more chances of being selected for this great opportunity. You can download the form from

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