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About this scholarship

 

Gravitational Wave and Space Instrumentation Honours scholarship is available to students who wish to pursue the Honours specialisation in Physics or Astronomy and Astrophysics and undertake an Honours research project in the area of Gravitational Waves and Space Instrumentation and Applied Metrology.

Field of Study

Honours in Physics or in Astronomy and Astrophysics, with a focus on Gravitational Wave and Space Instrumentation and Applied Metrology.

SUMMARY

VALUE

$ 10,000

per annum

Up to 10 scholarships will be awarded.

Payments made per semester

Payments made for 1 year

APPLICATION PERIOD

01-Oct-2023 to 15-Jan-2024

  • Student types

    Domestic, Current, Prospective
  • Student levels

    Honours
  • Selection bases

    Academic merit
  • Ongoing eligibility

    Continuation based on academic performance

Eligibility

 

The scholarship will be available to a student who:

  • is a domestic student;
  • is eligible for admission to the Physics or Astronomy and Astrophysics Honours Specialisation; and 
  • has applied for the Physics or Astronomy and Astrophysics Honours Specialisation; and
  • has an academic record with a Distinction average or above;
  • receives an offer of admission to an Honours program in the Research School of Physics; and
  • will undertake an Honours research project with a focus on Gravitational Wave and Space Instrumentation and Applied Metrology.

Additional information

 

A stipend of $10,000, paid for 1 year.

There are two application rounds for this scholarship each year; one for Semester 1 commencement, and one for Semester 2 commencement. Applications can be made via the 'Apply now' button at the top of this page during the application period

Applications for Semester 1 open on 1st October of the year prior to commencement
Applications for Semester 2 open on 1st April of the year of commencement

Applicants must provide the following documents: 

  • CV
  • academic transcripts 
  • contact details of 3 referees
  • a 1-page letter of research interest

Female identifying candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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This scholarship cannot be deferred.

Contact us:

icon_human Sareh Rajabi, Centre Administrator
icon_human +61 2 61259887