Other Opportunities

Inaugural UoM-IBM Scholarship
The Melbourne Materials Institute (MMI) of the University of Melbourne (UoM) and the IBM Almaden Research Lab have established a joint PhD scholarship program to support the best and brightest student to take on the projects outlined on the MMI website. The scholarship will provide joint supervision by Researchers from IBM Almaden Lab in San Jose, California and at UoM. Travel funds for the collaborative research work will be awarded. The PhD scholarship includes a generous tax-free living stipend and fee remission scholarship for candidates for up to 3.5 years. Interested applicants should submit an expression of interest as per the guidelines outlined on the website.  Applications are now open and will close on the 3 March 2014.

PhD Scholarship Opportunity in Australia
The Interdisciplinary PhD Scholarship program is open to both Australian and international students to undertake a PhD at the University of Melbourne, starting in 2014. Successful applicants will undertake an interdisciplinary PhD project at the University of Melbourne, jointly supervised by academics from multiple disciplines. The scholarship provides fee remission and an annual stipend of more than $24,653. Applications are now open.

Applicants must meet the following academic requirements:

  • Completion of tertiary studies that are at least equivalent to a four-year honours degree at an Australian university
  • A first-class Honors degree or GPA above 3.6 (out of 4) or equivalent
  • Completion of a research project/component as part of their tertiary studies that accounts for at least 25% of their year’s work at 4th year or Masters level.

Successful domestic students will receive an Australian Postgraduate Award and international students will receive a Melbourne International Research Scholarship.

Interdisciplinary projects are available on the MMI website. Interested applicants should submit interest per the guidelines available on MMI website.

FIERF Charles W. Finkl Scholarship Program

Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation (FIERF) is a charitable organization supporting the North American forging industry through technology development and education.

Each year the Foundation awards up to twenty $4000 scholarships to chemical, computer, electrical, industrial, materials, mechanical or metallurgical engineering majors entering their junior year in university with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or above.

Scholarships are given over two years ($2000 in the junior year; $2000 in the senior year). Students must remain in an eligible major and maintain a 2.75 GPA to continue to receive the award in the second year.

Visit the FIERF Charles W. Finkl Scholarship Program website for more details.