BHP Olympic Dam PhD International Scholarships in Australia

BHP Olympic Dam PhD International Scholarships in Australia

Australia 01 May 2024
The University of Adelaide Grants

The University of Adelaide Grants

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Nonprofit organization
Host Country
01 May 2024
Opportunity funding
Partial funding
Eligible Countries
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Award or Grant Description $$  $32,500 per annum (indexed annually)

The University of Adelaide is offering BHP Olympic Dam PhD International Scholarships for the academic session 2023/2024.

The award is open to  support outstanding students who wish to pursue a PhD program in geochemistry at the University of Adelaide. The program aims to investigate the stable metal isotopes of the Olympic Dam Iron Oxide-Copper Gold deposit and advance our understanding of the primary sources of copper mineralization.The University of Adelaide is a prestigious institution of higher education located in South Australia. It is consistently ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and is a member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of Australia’s leading research-intensive universities.

Why study at the University of Adelaide? Choosing to study at the University of Adelaide provides a world-class education, excellent research opportunities, and access to state-of-the-art facilities. The university is renowned for its research excellence and innovation, providing a supportive environment for students to achieve their academic and professional goals.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: Australian Citizens, Australian Permanent Residents, New Zealand Citizens, Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders, International Students
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in Sciences, Engineering and Technology (SET) subject offered by the University of Adelaide.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must have research experience as part of a Masters or Honours degree, experience in at least one aspect of geochemistry, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

Offered Benefits

The University of Adelaide provides a stipend of $32,500 per annum (indexed annually) for 3.5 years, as well as research costs which may cover travel to domestic or international conferences.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: The students must apply for admission via the  university portal Students from eligible countries will be considered automatically.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Cover letter stating your motivation for applying for this PhD and information on background of relevance to the proposed research.
  • Degree certificates and relevant academic transcripts, with translations of non-English documentation.
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must meet the admission requirement of the university at the master level.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants are required to meet the evidence of English language proficiency (minimum IELTS level 6)of the university.

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