ANSTO offers access to a range of scholarships, awards, grants and prizes. Here you will find a list of scholarships.
2016 Australian Synchrotron Stephen Wilkins Medal: Call for Nominations
Continuing a tradition established by the Australian Synchrotron Research Program (ASRP), the Australian Synchrotron is seeking submissions for 2016 Australian Synchrotron Stephen Wilkins Medal. The winner will be announced at the Australian Synchrotron User Meeting in November 2016.
Nominations are now invited for the medal, which will be awarded to the candidate producing the most outstanding thesis and whose degree was awarded, but not necessarily conferred, in the period 1 July, 2014 – 30 June, 2016. The awardee will receive a monetary prize of $3,000 funded by a bequest from the Wilkins family and by the Australian Synchrotron to support career development.
Named in honour of Dr Stephen Wilkins, the medal is awarded annually to the PhD student at an Australian or New Zealand University who is judged to have completed the most outstanding thesis of the past two years whose work was undertaken at and acknowledges the Australian Synchrotron, or the Australian National Beamline Facility (ANBF), or whose work acknowledges and was undertaken under the auspices of the International Synchrotron Access Program (ISAP) or the ASRP.
Submissions close 11.59pm Wednesday 5 October 2016
United Uranium Scholarship
The scholarship’s value
Application for the scholarship
The closing date for applications is 2 May. Download the application and guidelines here.
Previous winners have used the uranium scholarship to attend international schools and conferences. Read about the experience of Dr Chris Griffith:
“The United Uranium scholarship enabled me to attend one of the first World Nuclear University meetings in Sweden in mid-2006. This was a fantastic opportunity which increased my knowledge across all aspects of the fuel cycle and directly benefited and influenced my research at that time.
This opportunity also enabled me to establish contacts with peers from countries across the globe, and backgrounds ranging from research to regulatory authorities to business analysis and development .
These contacts have been an invaluable source of information and counsel to me ever since, even after moving from nuclear waste clean-up research to applied contract research in the Minerals industry.”
Scholarship ANSTO French Embassy (SAFE) Program 2016
ANSTO and the French Embassy in Australia are supporting a scholarship programme which aims to facilitate exchanges of students or young researchers living in France or Australia and working in the area of nuclear science and technology applied to life sciences.
The duration of the visit can be between 2 and 8 months, depending on the requirements of the host team, the project and other constraints related to overseas training. A project which can start in February 2016 is recommended. Projects available at ANSTO can be found here
Applicants must be:
“Developing nuclear science and technologies applied to the investigation of physio-pathological variations”
The call for applications is open to students of all nationalities depending on eligibility for an Australian or French visa as appropriate.
Outcomes will be notified in late November/early December.
The Asia-Oceania Neutron Scattering Association (AONSA) calls for applications for Young Research Fellowship in 2016. The Program will provide financial support for Fellows to visit major neutron facilities in the region for collaborative research using neutrons.
- A standard application form (provided by AONSA) with all required information completed including a scientific plan for collaborative neutron research; application form available here
- A curriculum vitae including a full list of publications
- One recommendation letter from a supervisor at home institute
- One letter of support from President of the home neutron society or a representative of home neutron community
Read the AONSA guidelines for more information.
Applications are closed.
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity awaits this year’s winner of the Fulbright Scholarship being offered by ANSTO.
Valued at up to $A 32,000, the Fulbright Scholarship is for Australian citizens wishing to carry out research or study in the United States of America in nuclear science or technology. The winner will also get an unrivalled opportunity for Australians seeking professional development in the United States.
The Fulbright Program is one of the largest and most prestigious educational exchange programs in the world. The Australian-American Fulbright Commission is one of over 50 Fulbright Commissions in the world who work with the United States Department of State to facilitate the Fulbright Program between the United States and over 150 countries worldwide.
Fulbright Professional Scholarships are available for junior to mid-career professionals, poised for advancement to a senior role from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, or junior to middle level academics whose professional focus is industry related, see attached for details.
As well as providing financial support, the Fulbright Scholarship supports a program of professional development in Australia and the United States, including orientation programs and opportunities for networking with Australian, U.S. and international Fulbright Scholars and alumni.