Physics summer research scholarships

Summer Research Scholarships aim to provide talented physics, engineering and maths students with an opportunity to experience research based activities at the School under the guidance of distinguished research staff.

Scholarships are available in all of the School's nine departments provided that an appropriate research project is available. For an indication of the type of research projects that can be undertaken in the School, please see our list of potential projects. Actual summer projects will be tailored to suit the student and the time available.

RSPE Summer Research Scholar applicants are welcome to attend the Physics Project Market Day to explore first-hand with researchers SRS project opportunities.

A summer scholarship offers...

Full-board accommodation on campus, a weekly allowance, return travel to Canberra, and a short research project on an approved topic. Read more...

Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand enrolled third, fourth or honours year domestic students, or exceptional second year or international students

Duration: The program will run for eight weeks, 20/11/2017 to 19/1/2018, excluding Christmas/New Year break 23/12/2017 to 1/1/2018. Accommodation is unlikely to be provided outside of this period.

  • Open 1st August
  • Closes 31st August

How to apply

Conditions of award:


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