PhD Scholarship Opportunities
Clayton Campus, Australia
PhD research scholarship opportunities exist in the School of Geosciences, Monash University for dedicated, well-motivated and enthusiastic students. The School of Geosciences is located at the Clayton Campus of Monash University and is renowned for its high standards in teaching and research. An extensive range of research facilities are available to postgraduate students in the school, including the Australian synchrotron, the Monash Centre for Electron Microscopy (SEM, TEM), and laboratories for stable isotope analysis, major and trace element analysis (LA-ICP-MS), electron microprobe analysis, fluid inclusion analysis, experimental tectonics, and high-performance computer modelling.
Projects are available in a wide range of fields, including
More specific information on the research interests of academic staff may be found at: http://www.geosci.monash.edu.au/about/directory/index.html
The University has a comprehensive support network for the diverse needs of international students. Graduates of Monash University have a reputation as independent learners, innovators and leaders, and so are widely sought after by international employers. Further details regarding Monash University may be found at: www.monash.edu.au.
A range of stipend and tuition-fee scholarships is available for Australian, New Zealand and International Students. Details of the various scholarships may be found at: http://mrgs.monash.edu.au/scholarships/index.html. There is the potential for Scholarships to be taken up at any time during the year.
Successful applicants will typically hold an undergraduate degree based on at least 4 years of study, including a significant research project component, and have First Class Honours or MSc qualifications or their equivalent. Relevant additional research experience and/or research publications in international journals will provide strong support for scholarship applications. Applicants for whom English is not first language, or who have not undertaken their degree studies with English as the language of instruction, must attain a satisfactory English language test score (TOEFL or IELTS) before the allocation of scholarships in early December.
Please email your expression of interest along with academic transcripts and curriculum vitae to Mr. Robert Oakley (Robert.Oakley@sci.monash.edu.au), Student & Research Services Officer, at the School of Geosciences, Monash University Clayton campus, Victoria, Australia.
Please note expressions of interest without academic transcripts will not be considered.