This top-up scholarship is offered through the recently established Australian national research centre - the Cooperative Research Centre for Space Environment Management, administered by the Space Environment Research Centre (SERC).
Value and duration
Up to $15,000 per annum. Duration maximum three years (PhD candidates) or two and a half years (Master candidates).
Number of scholarships available
Students with an approved Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or other competitive postgraduate scholarship are eligible to apply for the top-up scholarship. The scholarship supplements funding provided by other postgraduate scholarships.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
Knowledge and/or experience of satellite orbit determination, orbit propagator, error propagation (variance and co-variance), conjunction analysis, atmospheric modelling and computer programming language(s) will be an advantage.
International applicants may be considered if they have an outstanding CV in the area of research and have received an APA equivalent scholarship through a competitive process.
Applications are now open
The top-up scholarships will remain open until all the positions are filled.
Terms and conditions
Up to $12,000 per annum will be used towards living allowance and up to $3,000 per annum for research support (e.g. travel, field work etc). Actual payment for living allowance support may vary and will be commensurate with background and experience.