2023 Research Scholarship in Materials Chemistry at The University of Sydney

The Scholarship, a postgraduate research scholarship funded by the Australian Research Council – Discovery Projects, aims to support students pursuing a PhD in the School of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, with a focus on new rare-earth free solid-state magnetic materials. Scholarship recipients will concentrate on synthesis, structural and physical property characterisation, or data mining and computer modeling, with the ability to work on all areas of the project.

A stipend grant for a PhD student in the School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney, Australia, to do research in solid-state magnetic materials.

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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