Scholarship

Gilbert Rigg Scholarship (Mining and Metallurgy)

Opens
25 October 2014
Closes
12 December 2014
Eligibility
Engineering, Science - General
Category
Undergraduate
Honours
Research Higher Degree
Diploma
Masters
Academics
Value
$26000.00

approx per year for 3 years

Tenure
3 years

About

Rebecca Rigg of East Malvern, made a bequest in 1958 to the University to enable scholars to: a) pursue higher studies in the fields of Mining and Metallurgy or either of them b) pursue research in the fields of Mining and Metallurgy or either of them c) use as a travelling scholarship to enable a scholar to pursue the objects set out in (a) and (b) above or either of them.

Conditions

Two scholarships valued at $26,000 p.a for three years with the possibility of a six month extension.

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Closing date: 28 November. Open to students enrolled in a higher degree by research who are undertaking research in a field related to Mining and Metallurgy in the Melbourne School of Engineering or the Faculty of Science. Prospective PhD students should have a strong background in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science or one of the physical sciences. Students should have proficiency in computer programming and some experience in the use of technical software for numerical computation and visualization (eg MATLAB).

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Closing date 12 December 2014: Open to students enrolled in a RHD who are undertaking research in a field related to Mining and Metallurgy in the Melbourne School of Engineering - Mechanical, Geomatics or Civil Engineering - or the Faculty of Science in particular Earth Sciences or any other department offering subjects relevant to Mining and Metallurgy.

In order to meet the admission criteria, candidates must have a strong background in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Chemistry, Engineering, Earth Sciences or equivalent with honours H2A or higher.

These scholarships are available to prospective and current research graduate students of the Melbourne School of Engineering and the Faculty of Science.

Process

The recipients of the scholarships will be selected by a committee formed jointly by the faculties of Engineering and Science.

More information

Contact
Melbourne School of Engineering, Professor Doreen thomas
Email
doreen.thomas@unimelb.edu.au
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