AUSTRALIA; ASC Physical Therapies Postgraduate Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Australian Institute of Sport Centre for Sports Science and Sports Medicine in Canberra is offering a Physiotherapy Postgraduate Scholarship for 2009/10. The aim of the scholarship is to provide intensive technical and practical training combined with a research element, aimed at providing a postgraduate with a good grounding in the field of Sports Physiotherapy. Most postgraduates have combined this with further study and are very highly sought within the profession, both nationally and internationally. Candidacy is open to recent graduates of a physiotherapy degree who have relevant sports specific experience in the profession. The Postgraduate scholarship is tenable for 45 weeks. Please refer to PDF for more information.
Reference Number: 4368
Study Subject: Sports physiotherapy
Web Address:
Provided By: Australian Sports Commission
To be undertaken at: Other Australian institution.
Level: Post Graduate (Coursework)

This scholarship is offered once only to an unspecified number of people. Open for applications until August 21, 2009.
Payment Information

The value of this scholarship is AUD35000 (total amount). This award is to be used for living expenses. This scholarship is paid fortnightly.
Research Information

This scholarship is for one of the following fields of research: Human movement and sports science.

This scholarship is for study in Australia.
Application Details

To apply for this scholarship you must consult the scholarship web site. You can download the application form here. Terms and conditions are subject to change. Always confirm details with scholarship provider before applying.
Main Contact
Linda Philpot
Phone: (02) 6214 1728

USA; Davidson Fellows Scholarships

The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people under the age of 18 who have completed a significant piece of work.

Application categories are Mathematics, Science, Literature, Music, Technology, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception.

To be eligible for consideration as a 2010 Davidson Fellow, applicants must:

* Be under 18 years of age as of October 1, 2010. Individuals born on or before October 1, 1992 are not eligible.
* Be a U.S. citizen residing in the United States, or a Permanent Resident of the United States residing in the United States, or be stationed overseas due to active U. S. military duty.
* There is no minimum age for eligibility.

* The deadline for 2010 is March 3, 2010.

BELGIUM; PhD Position at Faculty of Business and Economics

The research
group Management Informatics of the Faculty of Business and Economics of the
K.U.Leuven (Belgium)
has two vacancies for a full-time
researcher. The researcher should
have an academic degree in one of the following disciplines: Applied Economic
Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics and/or Statistics. Building upon earlier research, the researcher
will be working in the fields of intelligent
systems, data mining, and management informatics. It is expected that the researcher starts a Phd. This will typically include a thorough literature study, collaboration
with on-going research, and the development and validation of new research
methodologies. Occasionally, the
researcher will also be involved in educational support activities, such as: supervision
of exams; supervision of master dissertations, and student tutoring.

The K.U.Leuven
pursues a policy of equal opportunity and diversity.

Candidates are
invited to apply online at

SINGAPORE; PhD Studentship, Equatorial Waves and Intra-seasonal Oscillations

Successful candidates will be affiliated to the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (SPMS) researching into Equatorial Waves and Intra-seasonal Oscillations.


1. Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in meteorology, atmospheric science physics or mathematics from universities of good international standing.

2. Must possess good programming skill in Fortran and have experience with LINUX OS.


Financial Sponsorship is available

To apply

Applications should include 1) a cover letter and a full CV/resume (including a list of publications), 2) result transcripts from Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree programmes, and 3) the names and contact information of 3 references to Teo Chee Kiat (

Other related research opportunities can be found at

Canada: Ryerson Postdoctoral Fellowship in Spacecraft Dynamics and Control, Ryerson University

Ryerson Postdoctoral Fellowship in Spacecraft Dynamics and Control, Ryerson University, Canada

One Ryerson Post Doctoral Fellowship (RPDF) is immediately available from October 2009 in Spacecraft Dynamics and Control for three years (i.e. 36 months) renewable annually. The annual salary is $41,000 plus benefits (approximate total value of award $50,000). The aim of this RPDF program is to attract outstanding post-doctoral fellows who will enhance Ryerson’s Scholarly, Research and Creative (SRC) productivity.

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria: (a) Have completed or received a PhD degree in dynamics and nonlinear control discipline no more than two years before the application deadline; or (b) Be expected to complete their PhD degree in dynamics and nonlinear control no later than six months after taking up the PDF. (c) There must be evidence of significant and exciting promise in Scholarly, Research and Creative (SRC) in relation to the candidate’s career stage and background. (d) If an applicant has at least six months of full-time relevant work experience in industry or government after receiving the doctorate, the eligibility period is extended to three years. (e) If an applicant has withdrawn from the workforce and active research for maternity or paternity leave or to raise a child for at least one year after receiving a doctorate, the eligibility period is extended to six years.

The RPDF will work in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Ryerson University ( The research will be supervised by Dr. Krishna Kumar, Canada Research Chair. Dr. Kumar’s areas of research/projects include Nonlinear Dynamics and Control, Fault Tolerant Control, Orbit and Attitude Dynamics and Control, Flexible Spacecraft, Formation Flying, and Underactuated Systems ( These projects are challenging and involve theoretical and experimental work. The candidate should have a Ph.D degree in dynamics and nonlinear control. The candidate must have a strong background in mathematics, dynamics and control. Experience with MATLAB is essential. Knowledge of orbital or attitude dynamics and designing spacecraft is desirable. Practical experience in designing controller is desirable.

The prospective candidate should send (preferably by email) their resumes, along with names and contact information of three references, as well as copies of research papers, before August 20, 2009, to:

Dr. Krishna Kumar, Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair in Space Systems
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON M5B 2K3, Canada

Tel.: 416-979-5000, Ext. 4908; Fax: 416-979-5056
Email: kdkumar[ at ]

Turkey: Postdoctoral Position in Development of Fast Algorithms for Plasmonic Structures, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul

Postdoctoral Position in Development of Fast Algorithms for Plasmonic Structures, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey

Postdoctoral Fellow

A postdoctoral position is available in the group of Dr. Ergun Simsek, in the Faculty of Engineering at Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, TURKEY. The aim of the project is development of fast algorithms for plasmonic structures.

A PhD in Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Physics, or a related field is required. The successful candidate should bring experience, enthusiasm and dedication to the group. A strong drive to succeed in computational photonics research is essential. Relevant areas of expertise includes optoelectronic materials and nanophotonics.

Applications should contain: a curriculum vitae (CV), full list of publications, copies of relevant publications, a letter (one-page maximum) describing their strengths for the research project, and names and contact details for three people who may be asked for references. Applications should be emailed in PDF format to: ergun.simsek[ at ]

The positions are initially for one year, with the likely extension for several years by mutual agreement. Review of applications will begin immediately. The positions are available on October 1st, 2009.

Salary: 1000 euros

[England] Scholarships for MSc Students of the Faculty of Engineering, Kingston University

Faculty of Engineering Kingston University has a number of scholarships available for Home/EU and International students.

Who can Apply?

Any student applying for a taught full-time postgraduate MSc course in the Faculty of Engineering with a confirmed offer of a place for the next academic intake (September or January).

Selection Process

Selection is by application only and applicants must:

  • Have a good academic record
  • Provide a statement of 500 words in support of your application.

Submitting an Application

In order to apply for a scholarship, you are required to fill in and submit a Scholarship Application Form:

The application must be typed and printed. We cannot consider incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline.

September 2009 Intake 31st July 2009 for Home/EU and International students.
January 2010 Intake 30th November 2009 for Home/EU and International students.

[Singapore] PhD Scholarships, Membrane Science, NTU

If you have a good academic record and English skills and an interest in membrane technology you can apply to study for a PhD in the SMTC. Upon admission, you may be eligible for a scholarship that includes the tuition fee and a stipend of S$2K and S$2.5K per month before and after PhD confirmation examination respectively for living expenses.


  • Membrane technology and applications for EWT is a fast growing area that offers exciting research opportunities
  • A strong demand for PhDs and researchers well trained in membrane technology for the water and environmental industries in Singapore.
  • SMTC projects are fundamental & applied, usually with Industry & PUB links.
  • SMTC provides strong group support & involves experienced Post Doc fellows;
  • A period of 3 to 6 months in an overseas lab gives international experience.

Interested applicant can submit their CV together with the names of 2 referees by email to Prof. Tony Fane or A/Prof. Wang Rong by email.

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