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.
Interdisciplinary projects are available on the MMI website. Interested applicants should submit interest per the guidelines available on MMI website.
Registration Opens For NASA Night Rover Energy Challenge
Registration is now open for teams wishing to compete in the $1.5 million energy storage competition known as the Night Rover Challenge, sponsored by NASA and managed by Cleantech Open of Palo Alto, Calif. Registration for the competition will close October 25, 2013. The competition will be held January 20, 2014 through March 24, 2014.
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.