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Scholarship provider: School of Mechanical Engineering
Level of study: Postgraduate Research
Citizenship: Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian Permanent Resident
Available for: Full-time study
Stipend value: $42,596pa (RTP + $15K top-up)
Other supports: Program tuition fees offset for 4 years (AUD)
Period of stipend support: 3 years
Number of scholarships: 2
Applications open: 1 September 2018
Applications close: 31 October 2018

Applications are now open for two top-up scholarships valued at $15,000 per annum, for 3 years.

Available to domestic applicants who apply for and receive an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship on the advertised project, the top-up scholarship will be awarded in addition to the RTP stipend scholarship.

The research focus is on acoustic meta-materials, and, in particular, exploiting non-linear material behaviours to enhance or customise acoustic absorption properties. Applicants who have completed studies in vibrations and / or acoustics are encouraged to apply.

For information about eligibility, project details and how to apply please read the Non-linear Vibro-Acoustic Meta-Materials PhD Top-Up Scholarships Information Leaflet.

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The University of Adelaide has begun the search for young individuals under 29, to nominate in their category for the 2019 Seven News Young Achiever Awards.

Nominations are now open in the following categories:

  • The University of Adelaide STEM Award
  • Websters Lawyers Service to the Community Award
  • University Senior College Create Change Award
  • Rural Doctors Workforce Agency Rural Health Award
  • Multicultural Youth South Australia Spirit of Resilience Award
  • First National Real Estate Innovation Award
  • Scouts SA Leadership Award
  • Department of Human Services Aboriginal Achievement Award
  • Blackbocks Creative Achievement Award
  • Minister for Industry and Skills Outstanding Apprentice Award
  • Santos Regional Service Award

Category winners will each receive a $1,000 Award prize courtesy of Axsys, along with a $1,000 Bartercard account and a magnificent trophy. The South Australian Young Achiever of the Year will receive a State trophy, a further $2,000 from Axsys and an additional $1,000 Bartercard account plus a Hilton Hotels holiday package provided by Hilton Adelaide.

To submit a nomination, visit the Seven News Young Achiever Awards website.

Nominations close Thursday 13 December 2018.

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Scholarship provider: Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) and the University of Adelaide
Level of study: Postgraduate Research
Citizenship: Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian Permanent Resident
Available for: Full-time study
Stipend value: $47,000pa
Other supports: Program tuition fees offset for 4 years (AUD)
Period of stipend support: 3 years
Number of scholarships: 2
Applications open: 1 September 2018
Applications close: 31 October 2018

Applications are now open for the 2019 Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) – University of Adelaide PhD Scholarships. Two projects are available and successful applicants will be supervised by a team comprised of Boeing and University of Adelaide supervisors. The projects aim to provide tools to more reliably configure and control the cyber-security infrastructure guarding Australia’s networks, with the overarching goal being to replace reactive security mechanisms with proactive mechanisms, in order for networks to become secure-by-design.

Applicants with a degree in Mathematical Sciences and strong immediate level mathematical skills are encouraged to apply.

For information about eligibility, project details, terms and conditions, and how to apply please read the BDA & UofA Scholarship Scheme Information Leaflet.

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The Playford Trust in partnership with Nyrstar, Codan and WSP is currently offering a number of 2019 third-year or fourth-year engineering scholarships. These companies are also offering the successful applicants summer vacation placements. Applications close Monday 29 October 2018.   Nyrstar/Playford Trust Scholarships – 4 new scholarships With the generous support of Nyrstar, the Playford […]

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In today’s life there are many complex issues where others are trying to persuade us to adopt viewpoints, or take actions. One requirement for making good decisions is that we have unbiased information on which to base our beliefs. Or we might be the creators or providers of the information that others are using, in […]

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The Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship for Semester 2, 2019 is now open for application. This scholarship is for Australian students studying on exchange in Hong Kong, China, or Singapore in Semester 2 next year. More information can be found at the Asian Exchange Scholarship website.

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An Integrative Discussion on Gender Equity in Australian Society, Economics, and STEM. Panellists: • Dr Niki Vincent (South Australian Commissioner for Equal Opportunity). • Professor Michael Liebelt (Interim Executive Dean Faculty of Sciences, University of Adelaide) • Professor Kostas Mavromaras (Director of the Future of Employment and Skills Research Centre at University of Adelaide, Chair […]

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With the summer break just a few months away you might want to consider how you can make the most of this time to advance your career prospects and get yourself ready for graduation. It might not seem like a great way to spend your days when you could be at the beach or hanging […]

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Scholarship provider: The University of Adelaide and DefendTex Level of study: Postgraduate Doctoral Research (PhD) Citizenship: Must be an Australian citizen Available for: Full-time study Applications close: 31 October 2018 Stipend value: $47,596(AUD) per annum Other supports: Additional research project, training development and travel funds are also available. Period of stipend support: 3 years Number […]

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Congratulations to Aneta Neumann, PhD student from the School of Computer Science, who has been awarded an Association for Computing Machinery for Women (ACM-W) Scholarship to attend the GECCO Conference 2018. Her main research interest consists of understanding the fundamental link between bio-inspired computation, machine learning, and digital art. She investigates evolutionary image transition and animation […]

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