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PhD scholarships in quantum technology

Employer
Sydney Quantum Academy
Location
Sydney, Australia
Salary
Up to $35,000 AUD p.a. + career development funding and training.
Closing date
26 Sep 2022
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Be part of world-leading quantum research in Australia with a PhD Scholarship.

Apply for Sydney Quantum Academy (SQA) PhD Scholarships by 26 September 2022. SQA PhD Scholarships provide a competitive stipend of up to AU$35,000 p.a., access to career development funding and exclusive benefits.

Undertake research with leading quantum experts at SQA’s partner universities: Macquarie University, UNSW Sydney, the University of Sydney, and the University of Technology Sydney.

Gain access to the SQA PhD Experience Program where you’ll join a growing community of quantum PhD students from across Sydney. Undertake coursework at the four partner universities and benefit from training, seminars and workshops designed to give you a competitive edge in quantum’s future workforce.

Network with the brightest minds in quantum research and enjoy career development opportunities within academia and related industries.

Apply now for SQA PhD Scholarships, and at the same time you can also express your interest in the upcoming CSIRO Next Generation Graduates Program for exciting industry-engaged research.

Closing date: Round 7 dates close on 26 Sept 2022.

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What do Scholarships offer?

SQA PhD Scholarship candidates will undertake their PhD studies at one of the SQA partner universities: Macquarie University, UNSW Sydney, the University of Sydney, and University of Technology Sydney.

Our main SQA PhD Scholarship program is funded by the New South Wales Government and our four partner universities.  The Next Generation Graduates Program is co-funded by CSIRO, the SQA and industry partners. 

There are 5 streams of SQA PhD Scholarships, including our PhD Experience Scholarship which is non-stipend but provides access to our experience program. 

The SQA Primary Scholarship

  • A stipend worth AU$35,000 per annum (pro rata) for the period of the recipient’s PhD candidature, for a maximum of 4 years (full-time equivalent).  
  • International tuition fees waived for international recipients. Other fees for international recipients, such as visas costs or overseas health cover, may also be covered at the discretion of the University and will be advised at the time of offer.
  • Entry to the SQA PhD Experience Program. Completion of the program is required.  
  • Access to SQA career development funding.

The SQA Supplementary Scholarship 

  • A stipend top-up worth the difference of the recipient’s primary PhD stipend and AU$35,000 per annum (pro rata) for the period of their primary PhD stipend.  
  • International tuition fees waived or covered for international recipients for any period not covered by their primary PhD stipend scholarship. Other fees for international recipients, such as visas costs or overseas health cover, may also be covered at the discretion of the University and will be advised at the time of offer.
  • A stipend extension worth AU$35,000 per annum (pro rata) for the period of the recipient’s PhD candidature that is not covered by their primary PhD stipend. 
  • Entry to the SQA PhD Experience Program. Completion of the program is required. 
  • Access to SQA career development funding.

The SQA Supplementary Extension Scholarship

  • A stipend extension worth AU$35,000 per annum (pro rata) for the period of the recipient’s PhD candidature that is not covered by their primary PhD stipend. 
  • International tuition fees waived or covered for international recipients for any period not covered by their primary PhD stipend scholarship. Other fees for international recipients, such as visas costs or overseas health cover, may also be covered at the discretion of the University and will be advised at the time of offer.
  • Entry to the SQA PhD Experience Program. Completion of the program is required.  
  • Access to SQA career development funding.

The SQA PhD Experience Scholarship

The Next Generation Graduates Program Scholarship

  • A stipend worth AU$40,500 per annum (pro rata) for a period of 3.5 years for an industry-engaged research project.
  • A 6-month internship with an industry partner, during which you will be paid your scholarship stipend.
  • A training allowance worth AU$5,000 per annum for three years, for a maximum total of AU$15,000.
  • A travel allowance worth AU$5,000 total.
  • A thesis allowance worth AU$840 total.
  • Access to an 11-week coursework program designed, led, and managed by Data61, which will include keynote speakers from leaders in industry and academia and provide real world problems and examples.
  • Entry to the SQA PhD Experience Program.

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Round 7 dates close on 26 Sept 2022. Click 'Apply now' for information on eligibility or visit: https://bit.ly/SQAPhDR7-PhysicsWorld

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Company

The SQA is a unique partnership between four world-leading universities – Macquarie University, UNSW Sydney, the University of Sydney and University of Technology Sydney. We are generously supported by the New South Wales Government.

Our vision is to build Australia’s quantum economy. Collaborating with academia, industry and government, SQA will harness Sydney’s collective quantum expertise to develop diverse talent and a globally recognised quantum ecosystem.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
+61 2 8011 3812
Location
The Quantum Terminal, Level 1, 1 Eddy Ave
Haymarket
NSW
2000
Australia
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