The SQA PhD Scholarships seek to recognise and encourage excellence amongst postgraduate candidates intending to undertake their research training in related fields of quantum science and technology. The Scholarships provide successful candidates a unique opportunity to work with researchers with industry linkages across Sydney’s foremost universities leading the way in the quantum field.
SQA PhD Scholarships are awarded to outstanding postgraduate students who will contribute to and enhance research and innovation in the field of quantum science and technology.
Candidates will undertake their PhD studies at one of the SQA founding universities: The University of Sydney, UNSW Sydney, University of Technology Sydney, and Macquarie University.
Two Scholarship streams are currently open:
- SQA Full PhD Scholarships are available for domestic and international candidates with an outstanding track record of academic achievement and research potential to pursue full-time PhD studies related to the field of quantum science and technology at one of our founding universities.
- SQA Supplementary PhD Scholarship are available for excellent candidates currently undertaking a PhD program (full-time) in the field of quantum science and technology at one of the founding universities.
Domestic scholarship holders are expected to commence their PhD program in the second half of 2020. International scholarship holders are expected to commence their PhD program in the first half of 2021 or earlier. (These requirement will be monitored in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Consideration will be given to requests to delay where required).