Applications open for CRDC scholarships, scientific exchanges & human capacity research


CRDC’s approach to seeking research partners has changed with our new Strategic RD&E Plan 2023-28, Clever Cotton.

We used to open our investment call once a year – under our new approach, investments are called on a rolling schedule.

All our current Expressions of Interest (EOIs) can be found on our website, so please bookmark our Expressions of Interest page and check back regularly! Plus we’ll flag when the EOIs are live via our regular CRDC Under the Microscope e-newsletter specifically for researchers: to subscribe, click here (be sure to select ‘researcher’).

As of November 2023, we have five EOIs available for application:

EOI IDEOI NameOpening Closing
221CRDC Grassroots Grants 2023-24June 202321 Dec 2023
226CRDC Travel, Conference and Scientific Exchange 2023-24June 20231 May 2024
232CRDC Postgraduate Scholarships 2023-24July 202330 Nov 2023
333CRDC Summer and Honours Scholarships 2023-24Sept 202330 Nov 2023
338Assess CRDC’s research capacity and capability to support cotton industry RD&ESept 202330 Nov 2023

To apply, follow this process

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