I am seeking expressions of interest for PhD scholarships in the School of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Optimisation and Datamining.
Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, holding the number 1 spot in Australia. The School of Computing and Information Systems is an international research leader in computer science and information systems. In this discipline, the School was ranked number 1 in Australia and 14th in the world in the 2018 QS World University Ranking exercise.
These scholarships include a tax-free living allowance of $30,600 per year (2019 rate) for up to 3.5 years. There is potential for the applicants to earn additional money through assistance in undergraduate teaching, and top-up scholarship options are also available. These scholarships are available to applicants of any nationality, who will also be exempt from the full tuition fee costs for the duration of candidature. See this link for more information on the scholarship: https://scholarships.unimelb.edu.au/awards/graduate-research-scholarships
I am looking for candidates in the top 5% of their graduating cohort, or with an overall result in the top echelon for their degree. e.g. H1 (80-100%), High Distinction, A, 3.5 out of 4 GPA etc. Students should have completed a master’s degree that included a research project/thesis that accounts for at least 25% of one year's work in a relevant discipline. Please see these pages for further details regarding entry requirements: http://www.eng.unimelb.edu.au/study/degrees/phd/entry-requirements#entry-requirements
To express your interest in these PhD Scholarships please send your CV including details of two referees, a full copy of your academic transcripts (Bachelor and Master) and a one-page cover letter which outlines your research skills, experience and why this PhD opportunity interests you to [log in to unmask] Suitable applicants will be contacted for an interview and given further instructions how to submit a formal application.
Closing Dates for Expressions of Interest for 2019: 31 July 2018