$34,000 ANU 2023 Chappell and White PhD Scholarship

Written by David on March 31, 2023

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Earth Science
  • 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

    Virginia Riddle, Senior Officer, RSES Education +61 2 6125 2056 Mailto: [email protected]

The Research School of Earth Sciences has the potential to award a doctoral student with a scholarship known as the Chappell and White PhD Scholarship once every three years. (“the Award”).

The purpose of the award is to provide financial assistance to outstanding doctoral candidates from the United States and other countries who are engaged in research in the fields of petrology and mineral petrology. Professors Bruce Chappell and Allan White have generously contributed funds to support this Award’s administration.


About the Scholarship Provider:

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The university’s state-of-the-art facilities create an ideal environment for students’ academic and personal development. There are three major libraries with more than two million printed and electronic volumes combined, state-of-the-art laboratories and lecture halls, and the most powerful computer in the nation. The 145-hectare Australian National University campus is located just ten minutes from the heart of Canberra’s commercial area. Canberra, the nation’s capitol, is a charming, bustling metropolis surrounded by some of Australia’s most beautiful landscapes. Canberra is a desirable place to study due to its high job rate, low crime rate, and proximity to Sydney. Canberra has the greatest employment rate in Australia and the lowest crime rate of any mainland Australian capital.

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

Scholarship Country:  Australia

Scholarship Worth: $34,000

Study Level: Postgraduate

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • Scholarship with a stipend of $34,000 per year awarded.  
  • In addition to the allowance that is paid every two weeks, the scholarship also provides the following benefits:
  • Travel and Removal allowances for students who are transferring to Canberra to begin their research programme; Thesis reimbursement; Dependant Child allowance (only for international students); Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) (only for international students); and Paid medical, maternity, and parental leave.


The Gustafsson & Skrondal Visiting Scholarship is administered by the University of Oslo’s Centre for Educational Measurement (CEMO). As part of the visiting scholar program, CEMO and the University of Oslo host a number of young researchers from Norway and elsewhere each year.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • The Award will be given out once every three years to a student who is either planning to attend college or is currently enrolled in college and who is:
  • A student at the university, either from the United States or from another country; someone who is currently enrolled in or planning to enrol in a full-time programme leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Earth Sciences; those who are undertaking research in the fields of petrology and ore petrology at the university; and
  • possesses either a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a first-class honours grade or a Master’s degree from an accredited university with a research component or a comparable degree.



The ANU 2023 Chappell and White PhD Scholarship is open to all International Students


If a student enrolls in one of the degree programs offered by SOAS University of London, they may be eligible to receive a fee waiver award in the amount of £5,000. This award is available to students who are interested in receiving a degree from SOAS University of London.


Application Procedure

  • A request for applications will be issued, and the Research School of Earth Sciences will decide when the submission period will close.


Application Deadline

The application deadline for  the ANU 2023 Chappell and White PhD Scholarship  is August 1, 2023.

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