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About this scholarship


Every three years the ANU Research School of Chemistry, in the ANU College of Science, may offer an award known as the David and Veronica Craig PhD Scholarship ("the award").

The objective of the award is to support the highest-ranked domestic PhD student in Theoretical, Computational, or Physical Chemistry.

Funding for this award has been provided by the late Mrs Veronica Craig, in honour of Professor David Craig.  Professor David Craig was a Foundation Professor (1967) of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, in the Research School of Chemistry, at the Australian National University.  He remained in this position until his retirement in 1984.  He served as the Director of the ANU Research School of Chemistry from 1970 to 1973 and became an Emeritus Professor in 1984.



$ 7,000

per annum

1 on offer

Payments made fortnightly

Payments made for 3 years

  • Student types

    Prospective, Domestic
  • Student levels

    Postgraduate research
  • Number of scholarships awarded

    1 on offer
  • Selection bases

    Academic merit
  • Ongoing eligibility

    Continuation based on full-time study load
  • Extension duration

    6 month extension available.

Field of study

Theoretical, Computational, or Physical Chemistry



The award will be available every three years to a prospective student who is:

  • a domestic student; and
  • enrolling full-time in a program of study for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy within the Research School of Chemistry, in the ANU College of Science, in the research areas of Theoretical, Computational, or Physical Chemistry; and
  • the highest ranked domestic recipient of the Australian Government Research Training Program Domestic Stipend Scholarship.

Additional information


Stipend only scholarship

There is no application as students are automatically considered based on meeting the eligibility criteria, or conditions prescribed under the Eligibility section in the Conditions of Award.

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Research School of Chemistry

ANU College of Science


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