International PhD Scholarships In Astrophysics, 2017-2018


The University of Newcastle is welcoming students for its PhD Scholarship in the field of Astrophysics of high-mass star-formation. The scholarships is available for Australian and international students.

The aim of the scholarship is to provide an opportunity to analyse data from the Radio Ammonia Mid-Plane Survey (RAMPS), the Millimetre Astronomy Legacy Team 90 Gigahertz Survey (MALT90), and the new Complete ATCA Census of High-Mass Clumps (CACHMC).

The University of Newcastle is an Australian public University. It has a primary campus in Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. The university also operates campuses in Ourimbah, Port Macquarie, Singapore, Newcastle CBD and Sydney CBD.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Astrophysics of high-mass star-formation.

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Scholarship Award: Scholarship will cover the following:

  • Benefits include a stipend of $26,682 (2017 rate, indexed in January each year).
  • There is also a laptop at commencement of PhD plus an additional establishment allowance of $1500, a thesis allowance of $500, and the potential for an additional APA Top Up of $3500.

Number of Scholarships: Not known

Nationality: Australian and international students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Domestic and international students with experience with astronomy, especially radio astronomy, is desirable.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a previous year degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

PhD Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via post:

  • Send an application letter and resume to Juliane Turner.If you have any questions about your application, please contact Julianne Turner (

Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 31, 2017.

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