[ASA] Call for Applications: ACAMAR SKA PhD Scholarships 2019 (Round 2)

Robert Shen robert.shen at astronomyaustralia.org.au
Mon Aug 26 14:52:47 AEST 2019

Dear All,

*Please circulate this email to potential applicants for
the ACAMAR SKA PhD Scholarship.*

ACAMAR is delighted to offer SKA scholarships for Chinese PhD students to
visit selected Australian universities and research institutes. These
scholarships, of which up to 20 per year are available, are funded by
Australian institutes and the China Scholarship Council (CSC), managed by
the National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
There will be two rounds per year, and this scheme is open to students of
Chinese nationality up to 35 years old.
Note: All PhD projects will be related to *SKA radio astronomy*.

*2-year scholarships (deadline 1st October 2019)*
Applications are invited for one or two-year research visits to eligible
Australian universities and research institutes (including CSIRO) by
Chinese PhD students.

PhD students are required to be enrolled in China at one of: the University
of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Peking University, Tsinghua University,
Beijing Normal University, Nanjing University, Shanghai Jiaotong
University, Guangzhou University, Yunnan University or the University of
Science and Technology of China at Hefei.
An approved project with an Australian co-supervisor must be selected.
Australian universities and institutes currently offering projects are ANU,
CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science, Curtin University, Melbourne University,
Swinburne University, University of Sydney, University of Tasmania, and The
University of Western Australia.

The China Scholarship Council (CSC) will provide an AUD 20,700 pa living
allowance and return travel. The hosting university in Australia may be
able to offer:

   - Annual top-up of AUD 5,000
   - Funding to attend local meetings and conferences


   - *23 August 2019: *applications open
   - *1 October 2019:* application close
   - *10 November 2019:* formal CSC offer
   - *Before June 2020: *commence study in Australia

For more information, please visit: https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/4KhiCMwvLQT1rMnwTwwaoQ?domain=acamar.org.au

Should you have any questions regarding ACAMAR SKA PhD Scholarship,
please feel free to contact Prof. Lister Staveley-Smith or me.

Many thanks,



Dr Robert (Xiaobin) Shen
Secretariat, ACAMAR

Senior Program Manager, Astronomy Australia Ltd.

M: 0450 649 457     T: 03 9214 5520

*AAL is committed to equity and diversity and endeavours to create an
environment in which every individual is treated with dignity and respect.*
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