Research Scholarship in Materials Chemistry at The University of Sydney -2023

A postgraduate research scholarship funded by the Australian Research Council – Discovery Projects, the Scholarship aims to support students undertaking a PhD within the School of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, where the focus of their research will be on new rare-earth free solid-state magnetic materials. Scholarship recipients will focus on either synthesis, structural and physical property characterisation, or on data mining and computational modelling; with a flexibility to work across all aspects of the project.

A stipend scholarship for a PhD student within the School of Chemistry to undertake research in solid-state magnetic materials at the University of Sydney, Australia

Type: PhD

Value of Award:  $29,880 per annum


ValueEligibilityOpen dateClose date
$29,880 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)Domestic/international student
PhD student within School of Chemistry
Hold Honours Degree or Masters Degree
Research in solid-state magnetic materials
TBC (to be confirmed)TBC

Benefits: The Scholarship will provide a stipend allowance equivalent $29,880 per annum (indexed on 1 January each year) for up to 3.5 years, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

  • have an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled to study full-time in a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) within School of Chemistry, Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney
  • hold an honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper) or a master’s degree in a related field with a substantial research component, or equivalent
  • be willing to undertake research in solid-state magnetic materials
  • be willing to work at major neutron and X-ray scattering facilities.

Please Note: An applicant without an unconditional offer of admission may apply and be selected, however, no scholarship offer will be sent until the applicant has an unconditional offer of admission.


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