$28,854 ANU 2022 PhD Scholarship in Plant Molecular Biology

Written by David on May 2, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    • +61 2 6125 5111 The Australian National University, Canberra

A total of two Laureate Postgraduate Research Scholarships, which will be awarded by the ANU Research School of Biology, which is part of the ANU College of Science, may be offered in 2021. The award’s goal is to attract the most talented international and local students to undertake postgraduate research leading to a PhD degree at the Research School of Biology of the University of Sydney.

The Australian Research Council has granted money for this award, which was made possible by the generosity of Laureate Fellow Prof. Barry Pogson. The goal of Prof. Pogson’s fellowship is to develop transformative solutions that will improve crop resilience as well as food security. The chloroplast, which serves as the location of photosynthesis, is responsible for a number of cellular activities, including photosynthesis, growth, and drought resistance. It is anticipated that the discovery of a blueprint for the suite of communication networks employed by the chlorolast will mark the first time that such a design has been discovered. The use of artificial intelligence will allow us to rewire the network in order to produce’smart plants’ that are better yielding and more robust in both good and bad seasons by precisely switching on and off resilience.


About the Scholarship:

The Australian National University (ANU) is one of the most prestigious universities in the world. QS World University Rankings 2022 position it first in Australia and 27th in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings. The Australian National University (ANU) was created in 1946 by the Australian government to serve as a leader in Australia’s intellectual development through its powerhouse research. Graduates of the Australian National University are currently important members of society in positions such as legislators, corporate executives, artists, scientists, and policy consultants.


Research-driven environment in which bright and ambitious students can achieve their goals by utilizing world-class facilities such as the country’s most powerful computer, laboratories and lecture theaters that are outfitted with cutting-edge technology, and three main libraries that house more than two million traditional and two million electronic volumes are provided by the University. The Australian National University is situated on a beautiful 145-hectare campus that is only a ten-minute walk from the heart of the capital city of Canberra. A small, vibrant city nestled among some of Australia’s most magnificent natural landscapes, Canberra serves as both the country’s political and administrative heartland and the country’s political and administrative capital. A 30-minute flight from Sydney, Canberra boasts low levels of pollution, the lowest crime rate on mainland Australia, and the highest employment rate in the country, making it an ideal location for students looking for a place to unwind, concentrate on their studies, and take pleasure in university life.


As well as notable national institutions such as the National Library, the National Gallery, the Australian National Museum, and the National Archives, Canberra never ceases to astound and excite its visitors. The Australian National University provides lodging to all new undergraduate students from outside the Canberra district. There are almost 6,000 students who live on campus, accounting for more than 20% of the total student population. The Australian National University has 12 undergraduate residences. The lodgings are fully-catered, self-catered, or apartment-style, and they provide laundry amenities as well as outdoor spaces and study rooms.


The international students who reside on campus form strong bonds with their fellow students and professors. When students graduate, they become members of a global, growing alumni network that provides support as well as opportunities for growth in their careers. The International Association of Research Universities (IARU) brings together universities that have a similar commitment to and vision for educating future leaders, and it supports internships, conferences, exchange, and the development of joint degrees. The Australian National University offers a thriving academic and social life. An award-winning Academic Skills and Learning Centre, a Careers Center, childcare, a counseling center, a Disability Support Center, health services and an International Office are among the resources available to students. The Postgraduate and Research Students’ Association and the Student Information and Guidance Network (SIGN) mentoring program are also available to students.


The International Association of Research Universities (IARU) brings together universities that share a similar commitment and vision to training future leaders. The IARU promotes internships, conferences, interchange, and the establishment of joint degrees. Furthermore, the Australian National University has established tight ties with government, corporate, and research institutions both in Australia and overseas, and is participating in initiatives with organizations ranging from NASA to the European Union.


In collaboration with government, business, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), researchers at the University of Sydney apply their research knowledge to pressing policy issues impacting Australia and the region. The Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University engages strategically with the Australian Government and is home to a number of national institutes and centers. Partnerships The Australian National University engages with other organizations in order to improve and expand the opportunities available to its students and researchers. The University’s strong connections with other institutions in Australia and around the world, as well as with the Australian Government, business, and not-for-profit organizations, have increased access to education as well as opportunities for engagement and exchange, collaborative research, and innovation, all of which have benefited students.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):  Australian National University (ANU)

Scholarship Country: Australia

Scholarship Worth: $28,854

Study Level: PhD

Nationality: International Students



Scholarship Offer:

Additionally, in addition to the fortnightly stipend, the scholarship offers the following advantages:

  • Allowance for Dependent Children (for international recipients)
  • Bursary for transport to and from the RSB
  • Reimbursement for thesis
  • The annual value in 2022 is $28,854 dollars (indexed with AGRTP Scholarship)

People who are interested in history, diplomacy, and grand strategy can pursue a PhD at the Center for Grand Strategy, which is a division of the Department of War Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. The inaugural studentship will begin in September 2022 and will last for one year. The King’s College London AJI PhD Studentship is open to all international students who wish to pursue a PhD at the institution.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • The award will be given to a student who meets the following criteria:
  • an undergraduate or graduate student, whether domestic or international; and
  • enrolled full-time in a program of study leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Research School of Biology at the Australian National University, where he will work on his dissertation.
  • The selection will be made on the basis of an evaluation of the student’s potential for conducting research. A measure of the applicant’s overall achievement in undergraduate and (if any) Master’s courses, as well an evaluation of their most recent graded research writing (thesis) and accomplishments, will be used to determine their final ranking (research publications, awards, referee evaluation).



The ANU 2022 PhD Scholarship in Plant Molecular Biology is open to all International Students



Application Procedure

  • As a result, there is no need to submit an application because students are automatically considered if they match the eligibility criteria or conditions specified in the Eligibility section of the Award Conditions.


Application Deadline

The application deadline  for ANU 2022 PhD Scholarship in Plant Molecular Biology is August 1, 2022

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