Each year the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics ("the School") may offer an award known as the Master of Science (Advanced) in Astronomy and Astrophysics Scholarship ("the award").
The objective of the award is to support an outstanding domestic or international student to enable them to pursue the Master of Science (Advanced) in Astronomy and Astrophysics, offered by the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics in the ANU College of Science.
Funding for this award has been provided by the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics.
Field of study
The Award is available each semester to a continuing ANU student who:
- is a domestic or international student; and
- is currently enrolled in the Master of Science (Advanced) in Astronomy and Astrophysics; and
- has completed at least 48 units of the Master of Science (Advanced) in Astronomy and Astrophysics degree program with a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 80%; and
- is not receiving Commonwealth support for this degree program.
Up to $20,000 ($10,000 per semester) paid over a maximum of one year full-time study.
Payment is made as a lump sum after each semester's census date.
How to apply
Applications for scholarships starting in Semester 1 must be received by 15 February of the respective year.
Applications for scholarships starting in Semester 2 must be received by 15 July of the respective year.
Students can download application form and referee form template from the ANU scholarship database for the Master of Science (Advanced) in Astronomy and Astrophysics Scholarship.
Students send an email to email@example.com containing:
- the completed scholarship application form;
- a 1 page CV including description of prior research experience;
- a copy of all academic transcripts. If the applicant completed an ANU Bachelor degree previously, the transcript is not necessary.
- Students contact two referees with the referee template (available on the ANU Scholarship database) and referees send a completed form directly to firstname.lastname@example.org