AF Moodie Scholarship

Alexander Moodie Scholarship

***Note: submissions for the 2020 Alexander Moodie Scholarship are no longer being accepted. Applications for the 2021 scholarship will be accepted from early 2021.***

The Alexander Moodie Scholarship aims to promote postgraduate research in the theory, development and application of electron microscopy techniques.

Each year one Alexander Moodie Scholarship will be offered to a graduate student undertaking a Ph.D. within the Monash Centre for Electron Microscopy.


  • The candidate must be enrolled in a postgraduate research degree at Monash University and hold a full Ph.D. scholarship, including stipend and, if applicable, tuition fees.
  • At least one of the candidate's Ph.D. supervisors must be a member of MCEM academic staff.
  • Advanced electron microscopy must constitute the major component of the proposed Ph.D. research.

Selection Criteria:

  • Excellent undergraduate qualifications in relevant subject areas
  • Research record relative to opportunity
  • Research potential

Value of the Scholarship:

The successful candidate will be awarded $5000 per annum, for up to a maximum of three and a half years, subject to making satisfactory progress as assessed at each of the university postgraduate milestones.

Application Process:

The following information should be sent to;

  1. A brief cover letter
  2. A Curriculum Vitae
  3. A transcript of their undergraduate and postgraduate (if applicable) marks.
  4. PDF copies of no more than 2 research documents you have (co)-authored. E.g. a copy of an honours thesis, a draft manuscript, a peer-reviewed journal article.

Application deadline: 12th June 2020

Shortlisted applicants will be called for a brief interview and will be asked to describe their chosen area of research.

This scholarship is made possible through a generous donation via the Perpetual Foundation.