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Dr Peter Woodgate Scholarships for Earth Observation

The late Dr Peter Woodgate was instrumental in establishing the SmartSat CRC before becoming the inaugural SmartSat Chair, serving from August 2019 until his sudden and unexpected passing in December 2022. Dr Woodgate was heavily involved with the space and geospatial industries for over 30 years, acting as a mentor to many leaders in Earth Observation (EO) and space technologies.

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 are offering the Dr Peter Woodgate Scholarships for Earth Observation will be awarded on an annual basis each year, commencing from 2024 – 2026. This opportunity is open to current or potential Masters by Reseach 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.

To apply for this scholarship opportunity, please complete the available below and submit, along with accompanying documentation, to [email protected].

Applications close Friday, 30 September 2023.

Higher Degree Research Scholarships

SmartSat is no longer accepting scholarship applications for this program.

SmartSat supports a number of successful scholarship candidates from our university partners, who are working on applied R&D aligned with our research programs. You can meet our outstanding PhD cohort and find out more about their research here.