The 2013 SIEF Scholarships program includes funding for up to four John Stocker Postgraduate Scholarships (top-up), or 2 full Scholarships, commencing in 2013 over a three year period with preference for research in the 2013 priority research areas and/or the fields of information and communication technology (ICT), mathematics and engineering . The program has the desired outcomes of encouraging return to study, promoting industry collaboration and valuing industry experience. The program encourages potential international collaboration.
In 2013 the priority research include:
- Environmental Informatics;
- Genomics / Epigenomics; and
- Mathematics and Network Science.