Robert and Helen Crompton Award 2020

Published in the Research School of Physics Event Horizon
Vol45 Issue5 3–7 February 2020

Dear HDR students and supervisors


Applications are being sought for the Robert and Helen Crompton Award 2020.


This prestigious award provides funding up to $15,000 for RSPhys research students to undertake part of their research program overseas or make a collaborative visit to an overseas institution, for three to six months.


It is the intention of the Research School and the donor that the Award is used to enhance career opportunities and experience of students.

This Award is funded by an endowment made to The Australian National University in 2000 by Professor W Crompton and Mrs Helen Crompton. Professor Crompton was the Head of the Atomic and Molecular Physics Laboratories of the Research School of Physical Sciences from 1981 to 1991.


Conditions of Award are available here.


Applications Open 3 February 2020 and Close 28 February 2020


Students wishing to apply for this Award need to provide the following documentation:


  • Completed application form
  • Letter of support from their supervisor
  • A recent CV
  • Any other supporting documents as outlined in the application form.


Completed applications and any enquiries should be emailed to by 28 February 2020 (closing date).


We look forward to your applications!


Kind regards


Karen NULTY and Liudmila MANGOS

Senior Administrator – Higher Degrees Research

Research School of Physics

Room C3.02C, Level 3, Cockcroft Building

ANU College of Science

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