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Generous scholarships available now - to apply, email for an application form

State Super is excited to announce we are relaunching our scholarship program with a renewed focus on ESG and Responsible Investment issues for 2024. We are able to provide valuable financial support to successful applicants through the State Super ESG for Impact Scholarship.

Areas of research/study may include -

  • Environment - Greenhouse gas (GHG) footprint, Air and water pollution management, Waste management, Water resource management, Natural disasters and climate risk
  • Social - Human rights, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion (DEI), Fair wages, Community impacts and philanthropy, Data security and privacy, Labour conditions/modern slavery
  • Governance - Board composition, Conflicts of interest, Bribery and corruption, Political contributions and affiliations, Whistle-blower protections
  • General/Data analytics - ESG and data analytics, Net Zero data analytics, ESG and Risk

Research that includes our more traditional topics of public sector employees and their retirement, pensions or superannuation will also be accepted for consideration.

This support could help you begin your post graduate studies, or continue with an existing program of research.

  • There are four $16,000 scholarships available for Masters/Honours students
  • One $36,000 scholarship for a PhD student
  • Applications close 8 December 2023
  • Follow these simple steps to enquire today

Check if you're eligible

  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Enrolled as a post graduate student at a NSW University
  • Have an idea for research into innovative ESG solutions, Responsible Investment or superannuation, pensions, and retirement

Email us today to register interest now

We'll let you know if you're eligible and email you an application form to return before 8 December 2023.

If you are interested but would like to discuss your application please email your questions to