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RMIT University

  • 45% international / 55% domestic

PhD Scholarship in Computational Biophysics

Key details

Value
up to $30,000 per year
Length of Support
Upto 3 years
Number Offered
1

About this scholarship

An opportunity is available for a PhD candidate to undertake a project in computer simulations of membrane ion channels in collaboration with a US team funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Value and duration

TThis is for a PhD Scholarship, or a top-up scholarship, for a period of 3 years. The value of the scholarship is up to $30,000 per year. For a candidate already holding a scholarship, a top-up of up to $10,000 per year is available for work on this project.

Number of scholarships available

One

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • have a first class Honours Degree (or equivalent Masters by Research) in physics, chemistry, biophysics, biology, engineering or related discipline.
  • be an Australian citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, or a self-funded international student.
  • be competitive or recently competitive for an APA, with the intent to apply/reapply during the scholarship.
  • preferably have research experience involving computation in condensed matter physics/physical chemistry/computational biology techniques.
  • possess a strong desire to study biological problems using physical and chemical methods, and passion for molecular science and modern supercomputing.

Open date

Applications are now open.

Terms and conditions

Up to $30,000 per year for 3 years as scholarship (or up to $10,000 per year as a top-up scholarship, for a candidate already in receipt of an APA or equivalent scholarship). The scholarship may be extended to 3.5 years depending on progress. The applicant should be an Australian citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, or a self-funded international student.

Eligibility

Gender
  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
E
Engineering & Mathematics
S
Sciences