ICRAR Announces Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships for 2012

ICRAR Announces Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships for 2012

The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) has announced four 2012 Honours scholarships worth $6000 for Astronomy & Astrophysics, ICT and Radio Astronomy engineering students. Suitable topics for Honours research projects can be found at the Curtin University Astronomy website or the University of Western Australia Astronomy website.

Students are required to enrol at Curtin University or the University of Western Australia, and to undertake a radio astronomy Honours thesis with an ICRAR staff member. They are also expected to attend the ICRAR Astronomy and Astrophysics Honours lectures. Applications are invited from local, other Australian and international students. Applicants not currently enrolled at Curtin or UWA will need to contact the respective Universities. ICRAR will not provide any tuition or travel expenses.

One scholarship is also being offered to international students wishing to commence a PhD in radio astronomy at ICRAR with the University of Western Australia in 2012. The scholarship is valued at AUD 30,000 pa with a possibility of a six-month extension. Tuition fees will be covered by the University of Western Australia.

Visit the ICRAR website for more details.