A scholarship to support PhD research into radio astronomy and radio astronomy engineering is available at the Curtin University node of ICRAR, based in Perth, Western Australia. ICRAR is a Joint Venture between Curtin University and The University of Western Australia and currently has a staff and student complement of almost 100.


The Curtin node of ICRAR undertakes significant projects in both radio astronomy engineering and science. The project would suit an engineer or physicist with an interest in antennas, RF systems and DSP, with the emphasis between topics being adjustable to cater for individual preferences.

This scholarship is available to international students and consists of tuition fees for the duration of the award, along with a tax free living allowance of $25,000 per year.A relocation allowance is available and support for travel is also available.


Applicants must
  • Have completed four years of higher education studies at a high level of achievement
  • Hold or expect to obtain, First Class Honours or equivalent results
  • Meet the requirements for admission to a Higher Degree by Research at Curtin University

Further information regarding research areas are available from:
Professor Peter Hall
Ph: + 61 8 9266 7951

Information regarding application is available from Office of Research and Development

Ph: + 618 9266 4906

Further details can be found on the Curtin University webpage.

Note, application deadline to the PhD Position in Radio Astronomy, Curtin University, Australia is 19 September, 2011.

Please mention scholarships4phd.blogspot.com on your application while applying for this scholarship.

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