Southern Cross University International Research Scholarships

Southern Cross University International Research Scholarships
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Scholarship Description:
Under Southern Cross University International Research Scholarships applications are being invited from eligible candidates. International Students are eligible to apply for this program. The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field of Environmental Geochemistry taught at Southern Cross University . Interested candidates may apply for the scholarship as per set deadline. The application deadline is Open until filled in 2021

Subjects offered and Degree Programs:
You can apply for Environmental Geochemistry taught at Southern Cross University

Funded by: Southern Cross University.


Funded by: University.


Eligible Nationalities:
International students from any country with international fee-paying status are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Applications are currently invited from international students as Southern Cross University is offering a PhD scholarship to study the geochemical behaviour of antimony in environmental systems.

Antimony is a critical mineral resource which plays a rapidly growing role in our daily lives, yet it is also an environmental pollutant of increasing global concern. This project aims to advance our understanding on antimony’s environmental geochemistry by carefully unravelling interactions with the iron cycle in soils and related geo-environmental systems.

Sponsor Value

The benefits of the Southern Cross University Research Scholarships for International Students include:

  • PhD stipend (for a 3 year duration at the Australian Research Training Program rate;
  • The 2021 rate is $28,597 per year, indexed annually),
  • Plus a tuition fee-waiver and
  • An additional stipend to cover research costs.
Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are expected to meet the following eligibility criteria for the Southern Cross University Research Scholarships for International Students

  • Applicants must be international students
  • Applicants must be admitted into PhD degree program.
  • The award is available for PhD courses in geochemical behaviour of antimony in environmental systems offered at the University.
  • Other factors such as community service, leadership qualities, and levels of motivation will also be taken into consideration.
  • Based on academic merit
  • Applicants must have a High school certificate or equivalent
  • Students enrolling full time in the Honours program in the semester for which the scholarship is awarded.
  • Exceptional personal success skills (e.g., emotional maturity, motivation, perseverance, etc.)
Application Procedure

Applicants are asked to submit an expression of interest, which must include a CV, copies of previous research outputs and a cover letter outlining a summary of your research experience, your reasons for wanting to do a PhD and information on how your skills will be relevant to the project (email to [email protected]). This project aims to officially start in the first quarter of 2021, but there is some flexibility with the exact starting date (upon mutual agreement).