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About this scholarship


The objective of the award is to reward excellence in research in the Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics instrumentation program or excellence in research that has a substantial instrumentation component, and to encourage outstanding students to pursue PhD degree programs in astronomy and astrophysics at the ANU with a special emphasis on instrumentation development.



up to $6,000 per annum

1 on offer

Payments made fortnightly

Payments made for 1 year

  • Student types

    Domestic, International, Current
  • Student levels

    Postgraduate research
  • Number of scholarships awarded

    1 on offer
  • Selection bases

    Academic merit
  • Ongoing eligibility

    Continuation based on academic performance

Field of study

Astronomy and Astrophysics, with a substantial instrumentation research component.



The award is available each year to a new or continuing student who is enrolled in the PhD program at the Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics and is working on a project in astronomy and astrophysics that incorporates instrumentation development or innovative use of instrumentation.  The student must also have completed all required milestones to the satisfaction of the Delegated Authority.

Additional information


Annual supplementary stipend

No application necessary.  All eligible students are automatically considered for the award.

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