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ANSTO offers access to a range of scholarships, awards, grants and prizes.

AONSA Young Research Fellowship 

The Asia-Oceania Neutron Scattering Association (AONSA) Young Research Fellowship provides financial support for Fellows to visit major neutron facilities in the region for collaborative research using neutrons.

Any young scientist in the Asia-Oceania region within 8 years of the completion of their PhD who wishes to perform neutron research at major neutron facilities in the region (but not in their home country) can apply by following the Rules as described below.

The hosting Neutron Facilities are J-PARC (Japan), OPAL at ANSTO (Australia), and HANARO at KAERI (Korea). A total of three Fellowship positions are available in an application round (one for each hosting Facility) and the possible duration of each Fellowship visit is 3 to 12 months.

Please refer to the AONSA guidelines for more information.

Applications should include:

  • 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.

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