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No application is required, as all eligible students will be automatically considered.
This scholarship is valued at $5000 (for three years).
The award was established to attract top students to undertake cutting-edge research at the Sydney Institute for Astronomy, one of the largest and most diverse astrophysical research groups in Australia.
The award is $15,000 over three years, with an annual payment of $5000.
The Hunstead Merit Award for Astrophysics was established in 2015 to provide a top-up of value $5000 per year to PhD Students enrolling with the Sydney Institute for Astronomy (SIfA). Their internationally recognised research programs include computational and theoretical astrophysics, optical and radio astronomy studying stars, galaxies and cosmology, and the development of novel, nextgeneration instrumentation.
A maximum of two awards will be made annually.
The scholarship shall be terminated if the recipient: