Scholarships for Earth Observation


The late Dr Peter Woodgate was instrumental in setting up SmartSat CRC’s structure and governance framework and was the inaugural SmartSat Chair, serving from August 2019 until his sudden unexpected passing in December 2022.

Dr Woodgate was heavily involved with the space and geospatial industries for more than 30 years.

To honour Peter’s significant contribution, passion, vision and tireless commitment to the advancement of these industries in Australia and around the world, SmartSat CRC and The Andy Thomas Space Foundation have announced they are offering the Dr Peter Woodgate Scholarships for Earth Observation. It will be awarded on an annual basis each year, commencing from 2024 – 2026.

This opportunity is open to current or potential Masters by Research or PhD students seeking to undertake study in the field of Earth Observation, with successful recipients to receive a scholarship valued at $35,000 per year.

Masters by Research Scholarships are available for up to two years; PhD for up to three years. 

To apply for this scholarship opportunity, please complete and submit the form, along with accompanying documentation, to Applications close Friday, 30 September, 2023.


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