[ASA] 2014 Australian Postgraduate Awards at USQ in Stellar Astronomy & Planetary Systems
carterb at usq.edu.au
Thu Sep 12 15:33:36 AEST 2013
The University of Southern Queensland is offering two Australian
Postgraduate Awards (APA) in astrophysics for students commencing their PhD
studies in 2014. Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) scholarships are
awarded to students of exceptional research potential undertaking a Higher
Degree by Research (Doctor of Philosophy).
Priorities will be given to those students undertaking the following
astrophysics research projects:
The Activity of Planet-Hosting Stars
The Winds of Planet-Hosting Stars
Recipients of these awards will receive a stipend and will be allocated a
place funded by the Research Training Scheme (RTS). Australian Postgraduate
Awards carry a yearly stipend of $24 653 (2013 rate) per annum to the
successful applicants however USQ will supplement this payment to a total
yearly per annum amount of $30 000. In addition the successful applicants
will have access to funds for relevant conference attendances.
Applications close 5pm Monday 30 September*
Important information for applicants can be obtained from the following web
*General enquiries can be sent to the USQ Office of Research and Higher
Degrees at orhd at usq.edu.au.
Enquiries regarding the research projects should be sent to A/Prof Brad
Carter by emailing Brad.Carter at usq.edu.au or by phoning (07) 4631 2801.
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