Scholarship details

Funding Body:

School of Chemistry


Postgraduate Scholarship in Chemistry

Research Areas:

Sciences & Engineering


Postgraduate Research


A full-time postgraduate scholarship is available for a suitably qualified candidate with a good honours degree in science to undertake research studies leading to a PhD in chemistry.  The project is to develop chemical probes to study redox state and to apply these tools to the study of various biological systems.


Applicants should have synthetic experience and a particular interest in the application of chemistry to the study of cellular processes. Only candidates with a Master's degree, or a first or high second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area will be considered. This scholarship is open to both domestic and international students.

Amount awarded:

The scholarship is valued at $23,728 per annum (tax exempt) and may be renewed for up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress.

Application guide:

 Further information can be obtained from Dr Elizabeth New, School of Chemistry (F11), University of Sydney, NSW 2006 (Phone: 02 9351 4504; Fax: 02 9351 3329; E-mail:  Applications should be sent direct to Dr Elizabeth New at the above address and should include a curriculum vitae, a copy of an academic transcript, and the names and contact details of at least two referees.

Closing date:

04 May 2012