[ASA] AAO Honours and PhD scholarships
ahopkins at aao.gov.au
Wed Feb 20 17:49:29 AEDT 2013
The Australian Astronomical Observatory (AAO) is pleased to be able
to offer both Honours Scholarships and PhD Scholarships in 2013.
Full details are available here:
The AAO offers a $5000 scholarship for Honours students enrolled at any
Australian university, for a research project substantially co-supervised
with an AAO staff-member. The deadline for applications is
1 March 2013
Details, including the application forms and application process, are
In addition, we also support jointly-funded scholarships with
Macquarie University and with Monash University.
Students wishing to apply for these scholarships should use the relevant
application form from the host university, and follow the instructions on
their web pages.
Any questions about the AAO Honours Scholarships or the application process
can be directed to the Head of AAT Science at the AAO, Andrew Hopkins
(ahopkins at aao.gov.au).
In 2013, the AAO is offering up to two AAO PhD Scholarships, and up to two
Trevor Burgess PhD Scholarships to students at Australian universities.
All scholarships are for a period of 3 years, with a possible extension
for a further 6 months. The value of the scholarships will be
$5000 per annum. Annual renewal is conditional upon satisfactory
performance by the student.
The scholarships are open to any student accepted for a PhD programme at any
Australian university who are substantially co-supervised by an AAO staff
member. The Trevor Burgess PhD Scholarships are only open to Australian
The scholarships can support students with backgrounds in astronomy,
physics, engineering or mathematics with thesis research programs in astronomy
or astronomical instrumentation (and related fields).
For further details, including the application forms and procedure, please
see the website:
The deadline for PhD scholarship applications is:
15 March 2013
Please consider whether your incoming students this year, and their planned
projects, would benefit from an association with the AAO, and discuss the
possibility of co-supervision with an AAO staff member. The research
interests of AAO staff and some potential projects that could be discussed
are also available on the web at:
Any questions about the AAO PhD Scholarship Scheme can be addressed to
the Head of AAT Science, Andrew Hopkins, atahopkins at aao.gov.au.
A.Prof. Andrew Hopkins, Head of AAT Science
Australian Astronomical Observatory
P.O. Box 915, North Ryde, NSW 1670, Australia
ph: +61 2 9372 4849 fax: +61 2 9372 4880
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