University of Sydney is now accepting applications for postgraduate scholarships in complex systems. Scholarships are available for Australian and international students for 2016-17 academic year.
University of Sydney’s aim is to be a world-class research-intensive university and deliver teaching and facilitate learning of the highest quality.
The University of Sydney is an Australian public research university in Sydney. It is Australia’s first university and is regarded as one of its most prestigious, ranked as the world’s 27th most reputable university.
Admission is highly competitive.If English is not their first language, applicants will need to have either: successfully completed tertiary studies in which the language of instruction, examination and assessment was English or completed an English proficiency test, with results as required by each course.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate coursework programs at University of Sydney.
Study Subject: Funding is available for applicants interested in carrying out fundamental and applied research at the School of Civil Engineering, University of Sydney.
List of Subjects: Complex Systems
Scholarship Award: Funding is valued at the APA rate ($26,288pa in 2016, tax exempt), up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress. For an international student, funding is valued at the APA rate ($26,288pa in 2016, tax exempt), which is paid as a living allowance. The scholarship also includes covering the fees payable by international students. A top-up of $5,000 per annum may be available based on merit. There is a potential for the applicants to earn an extra $5,000 per annum through assistance in undergraduate teaching.
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia
–Applicants need to satisfy the eligibility criteria for PhD enrollment at The University of Sydney. Backgrounds in applied mathematics, physics, computer science, and specifically in information theory and statistical mechanics will be beneficial.
-The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to academic research in the proposed field. He/she will have excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as demonstrated ability to program in MATLAB, Java, or C++, and will be willing to create and develop original approaches to tackle open questions.
-The School of Civil Engineering offers two full-time scholarships for exceptional local or international students from world leading research institutions wishing to undertake a research doctorate degree in the School. These Scholarships are awarded to local or international students with a degree equivalent to an Australian Bachelor’s Degree with 1st Class Honours in Engineering or Science which includes an independent research project and who ranked in the top 10% of the cohort.
Nationality: Australian and international students can apply for these scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Admission is highly competitive. In general, to be eligible for admission to a postgraduate research degree, applicants need to have undertaken a significant research project or thesis in your previous university-level studies.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language, you will need to have either: successfully completed tertiary studies in which the language of instruction, examination and assessment was English or completed an English proficiency test, with results as required by each course.
Supporting Material: They should include a Resume and a Cover Letter. In their Cover Letter, applicants are invited to include a short (about 250 words) research statement explaining how they understand the issues related to complex systems, critical phenomena and self-organisation.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st July 2016.