AMSIConnect is a two-day residential conference for AMSI Vacation Research Scholars near the completion of their projects. Participants are funded to travel to and stay in Melbourne to [...]

By Antony Kennett, Monash University Mathematics has always been a huge part of my life. My parents love to tell me the story of the time I decided to fill in an entire maths book before I could [...]

By Alycia Winter, University of South Australia I have always been passionate about mathematics. This is due to how you can find it anywhere. You use it when you shop or when you cook. It is also [...]

By Leonard Whitehead, Federation University My interest in optimisation first started when I was still in high school. The idea of being able to maximise or minimise anything seemed almost [...]

By Asem Wardak, The University of Sydney In primary school I remember taking nets of different shapes like cubes and pyramids, and gluing their sides together to get the three-dimensional shape. [...]

Restrictions around Australian residency requirements for scholarships is a matter for the individual universities and the student concerned. Students should discuss their eligibility for this [...]

For your application to be considered after the closing date you must apply to AMSI for late submission at events@amsi.org.au. Late submission is only approved in exceptional circumstances.

It is becoming increasingly important for researchers to develop communication skills that enable them to discuss their findings and its importance to an audience outside of academia. This blog [...]

The research paper should be submitted as a .pdf using the AMSI Report template and adhering to the AMSI style guide – these can be found here. The blog should be submitted as a .doc file , and [...]

Please notify us if you change supervisors, unless otherwise notified we will assume the details of your proposed supervisor (listed in your application) are final. When notifying us via email, [...]

We understand that sometimes these projects need to be refocused, slightly amended. If this is the case please notify us via email. If these changes are dramatically different from the project [...]

Your supervisor will mentor you through your 6 week research project and help you prepare for Big Day In. Supervisors also will assist with preparation of presentations, arrange a trial run of [...]

Students will have their own room but will share bathroom amenities. AMSI will book and pay for your accommodation while attending the Big Day In event.

After consultation with the interstate scholarship recipients, AMSI will arrange return flights to Melbourne. Please note, if the student wishes to change their flights after they have been [...]

If circumstances change and you need to withdraw from the Vacation Research Scholarship you should first discuss this with your supervisor. Your Head of Department and AMSI Research and Higher [...]

The stipend payment is administered by the Vacation Research Scholarship student’s home university. Students should speak to the mathematical sciences office staff to arrange payment. AMSI pays [...]

As the mathematical sciences department administers payment of your stipend payments the department must confirm your research project and supervisor. NB – your university invoices us for the [...]

Contact your department to find out if the university is a current member of the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute. If they are, please contact us via events@amsi.org.au.

We will email both the successful and unsuccessful applicants, please note that due to the volume of applications we are not able to provide full feedback for unsuccessful applicants.