21 August 2017

PhD Scholarship in Astrophysics at University of Newcastle in Australia, 2017 Scholarship Positions 2017 2018

The University of Newcastle is welcoming students for its PhD Scholarship in the field of Astrophysics of high-mass star-formation. The scholarships is available for Australian and international students.

The aim of the scholarship is to provide an opportunity to analyse data from the Radio Ammonia Mid-Plane Survey (RAMPS), the Millimetre Astronomy Legacy Team 90 Gigahertz Survey (MALT90), and the new Complete ATCA Census of High-Mass Clumps (CACHMC).

The University of Newcastle is an Australian public. It has a primary campus in Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. The university also operates campuses in Ourimbah, Port Macquarie, Singapore, Newcastle CBD and Sydney CBD.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Astrophysics of high-mass star-formation.

Scholarship Award: Scholarship will cover the following:

  • Benefits include a stipend of $26,682 (2017 rate, indexed in January each year).
  • There is also a laptop at commencement of PhD plus an additional establishment allowance of $1500, a thesis allowance of $500, and the potential for an additional APA Top Up of $3500.

Number of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Domestic and international students with experience with astronomy, especially radio astronomy, is desirable.

Nationality: Australian and international students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a previous year degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

PhD Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via post:

  • Send an application letter and resume to Juliane Turner.If you have any questions about your application, please contact Juliane Turner (Juliane.Turner-at-newcastle.edu.au).

Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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