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Postgraduate Research Supplementary Scholarship in Terahertz Nanophotonics

A postgraduate research scholarship
Scholarship for a PhD student to conduct research related to chip-scale terahertz nano-spectroscopic devices.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$5000 p.a. for 2 years
  • Postgraduate research student in the Faculty of Science
  • Researching chip-scale terahertz nano-spectroscopic devices
  • Background in physics or electrical engineering
  • Primary scholarship holder
22 March 2021 Ongoing

How to apply

Apply here.

Applications will close once places have been filled.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $5000 (per annum) and is tenable for up to two years.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have a conditional or unconditional offer of admission or be enrolled in a full-time Masters by Research or PhD at the Faculty of Science
  • be willing to research the design, fabrication and characterization of chip-scale terahertz nano-spectroscopic devices
  • have a background in in physics or electrical engineering
  • hold a primary scholarship thats provides a stipend allowance.

Background

This scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to a masters by research or PhD student who is undertaking research into the design, fabrication, and characterization of chip-scale terahertz nano-spectroscopic devices.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to a Masters by Research or PhD student who is undertaking research into the design, fabrication, and characterization of chip-scale terahertz nano-spectroscopic devices.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having a conditional or unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled to study full-time in a Masters by Research or PhD within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be willing to conduct research into the design, fabrication, and characterization of chip-scale terahertz nano-spectroscopic devices.

c. Applicants must have a background in physics or electrical engineering.

d. Applicants must be a recipient of a primary scholarship from the University of Sydney that provides a stipend allowance.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the basis of:

I. academic merit, and
II. area of study and/or research proposal,
III. curriculum vitae,
IV. previous research experience,
V. personal statement.

b. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the nomination of the relevant research supervisor(s), or their nominated delegate(s).

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $5000 per annum and is tenable for 2 years.

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of Research Period 2 and Research Period 3.
c.

d. The Scholarship is for commencement in relevant research period in which it is offered and cannot be deferred or transferred to another area of research without prior approval.

e. No other amount is payable.

f. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funding.

5. Eligibility for Progression

a. Progression is subject to attending and passing the annual progress evaluation.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated:

I. on resignation or withdrawal of the student from their research degree,
II. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,
III. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application,
IV. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or
V. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.
VI.

b. The Scholarship may also be terminated by the University before this time if, in the opinion of the University:

I. the course of study is not being carried out with competence and diligence or in accordance with the terms of this offer,
II. the student fails to maintain satisfactory progress, or
III. the student has committed misconduct or other inappropriate conduct.

c. The Scholarship will be suspended throughout the duration of any enquiry/appeal process.

d. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.

7. Misconduct

a. Where during the Scholarship a student engages in misconduct, or other inappropriate conduct (either during the Scholarship or in connection with the student’s application and eligibility for the Scholarship), which in the opinion of the University warrants recovery of funds provided, the University may require the student to repay payments made in connection with the Scholarship. Examples of such conduct include and without limitation; academic dishonesty, research misconduct within the meaning of the Research Code of Conduct (for example, plagiarism in proposing, carrying out or reporting the results of research, or failure to declare or manage a serious conflict of interests), breach of the Code of Conduct for Students and misrepresentation in the application materials or other documentation associated with the Scholarship.

b. The University may require such repayment at any time during or after the Scholarship period. In addition, by accepting this Scholarship, the student consents to all aspects of any investigation into misconduct in connection with this Scholarship being disclosed by the University to the funding body and/or any relevant professional body.

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