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International PhD Scholarships in Computational Materials Discovery, Australia

Take the next step in your career through the International PhD Scholarships in Computational Materials Discovery for New Room-Temperature Superconductors offered by the University of Sydney for the academic year 2022-2023.

This award is available to suitable domestic and international applicants who have a conditional or unconditional offer of admission or be enrolled in a full-time PhD at the Faculty of Science

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Wonderful opportunity for international students to get a $30,000 p.a. stipend in Australia.

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The University of Sydney is a public research university that is placed 38th in the QS World University Rankings and 27th in the Best Global Universities. It is one of Australia’s leading universities, having been founded in 1850 as the country’s first university. The university is one of six sandstone institutions in Australia.

Why should you choose to study at the University of Sydney? The university provides a variety of student housing options as well as flexible study options to meet your needs. Students will learn transferable and study skills that will help them adjust to and navigate the variety of situations they will face during their careers.

Application Deadline: The applications for this grant will be accepted only through 5 May 2022

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Sydney
  • Department: Faculty of Science
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Awards: $30,000 p.a. stipend
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic and International
  • The award can be taken in Australia


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Applicants can apply for a PhD in Physics
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • Be a domestic or international student
  • Have a conditional or unconditional offer of admission or be enrolled in a full-time PhD at the Faculty of Science
  • Be willing to research into in the first-principles design and discovery of novel low-dimensional high-temperature superconductors
  • Hold an honours degree (first-class or second class upper) or a master’s degree in a related field with a substantial research component
  • Have a background in condensed matter or quantum physics, materials science/engineering or chemistry.

 How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Students need to log in to the student portal of the university to carry out the application process. Candidates can apply for the scholarship here.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Academic merit,
  • Area of study and/or research proposal
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Previous research experience.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with experience in ab initio computations.
  • Admission Requirements: Candidates must hold a master’s degree before applying for this grant.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants need to satisfy the English Language Requirements of the university.


The University of Sydney will provide $30,000 p.a. stipend for up to 3 years to the selected applicants towards the applied PhD programme.

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