[ASA] 2018/19 University of Sydney Science Summer Research Scholarships

John O'Byrne john.obyrne at sydney.edu.au
Thu Aug 30 16:03:21 AEST 2018

Dear Colleagues,

Please pass this information to interested students.

2018/19 University of Sydney Science Summer Research Scholarships: Denison & Science Research Experience


The Sydney Institute for Astronomy<https://sydney.edu.au/science/our-research/research-centres/sydney-institute-for-astronomy.html> (SIfA) is currently advertising a number of 6 week summer research projects<https://sydney.edu.au/content/dam/corporate/documents/faculty-of-science/study/denison-scholarships.pdf>, with associated scholarships, for students in the second or third year of their undergraduate degree.
SIfA (located within the School of Physics<https://sydney.edu.au/science/schools/school-of-physics.html>) is a national and international leader in astronomy and physics research. Research at the institute covers a broad range of astrophysics from planets to stars and cosmology, using approaches from theory, observation and instrumentation. We are also committed to excellence in research-led undergraduate training. SIfA comprises 14 academics and approximately 50 PhD students and post-docs.
Scholarship details:
The University of Sydney is proud to have the largest and most generous program of scholarships and prizes in NSW.
The Denison and Science Research Experience Scholarships are a great way to gain research experience and an insight into research process while working alongside our leading scientific researchers. Each formal supervised research project is carried out during the summer holiday period (November-early March), equipping participants with valuable academic and professional skills.
The program is open to both current University of Sydney students (domestic and international) as well as domestic students from other Australian Universities, including New Zealand. Scholarships are awarded based on two criteria – excellence and achievement and equity and merit.

Applications should be made via the Science Scholarship webpage<https://sydney.edu.au/science/study/scholarships.html> and include the following:

-        A personal statement outlining:

o   Why you wish to apply for the project

o   Your academic and research achievements to date

o   How the scholarship would enhance your student experience and develop your research skills

o   How this may apply to any future research or study

-        Your University transcript

-        Your Curriculum Vitae

 You may apply for up to 4 projects.

Applications close 23 September 2018


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