What does the scholarship provide?
Domestic candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of $30,000(AUD) per annum for up to 3 years to support living costs, supported by the Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset. International candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of $30,000(AUD) per annum for up to 3 years to support living costs. Those with a strong track record will be eligible for a tuition fee waiver. Support for conference attendance, fieldwork and additional costs as approved by the School.
International candidates are required to hold an Overseas Student Health Care (OSHC) insurance policy for the duration their study in Australia. This cost is not covered by the scholarship.
We welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds, who are keen to apply their skills to key issues in environmental engineering. In particular, the project is suitable for candidates with strong interests in biotechnology and wastewater treatment processes.
The successful applicant should: hold qualifications and experience equal to one of the following (i) an Australian First Class Bachelor (Honours) degree, (ii) coursework Masters with at least 25% research component, (iii) Research Masters degree, or (iv) equivalent overseas qualifications in the fields of Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Biotechnology. demonstrate strong academic performance in subjects relevant to water and wastewater treatment processes. have a good knowledge of analytical chemistry techniques with good analytical skills or be willing to learn analytical techniques applicable to bioreactor and chemistry. be prepared to work in the laboratory and field. be enthusiastic and highly motivated to undertake further study at an advanced level. have excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively and closely with team members and different industrial partners.
International applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency.