What does the scholarship provide?
Domestic students will receive a tax-free stipend of $26,682 per annum for up to 3 years to support living costs. Tuition fees will be supported by the Research Training Program (RTP) Fees Offset. International students will receive a tax-free stipend of $26,682 per annum to support living costs. Those with a strong track record will be eligible for a tuition fee waiver. All international students are required to hold an Overseas Student Health Care (OSHC) policy covering the duration of study, with the scholarship including funding for Single cover. Support for conference attendance, fieldwork and additional costs as approved by the School.
We welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds, who are keen to apply their skills to key issues in structural engineering. In particular, the project is suitable for candidates with strong interests in geopolymer concrete, steel-concrete composite structures and structural fire engineering.
The successful candidate should: hold qualifications and experience equal to one of the following (i) an Australian Bachelor (Honours) degree in Engineering (H2A or H1), (ii) Research Masters degree, or (iii) equivalent overseas qualifications. demonstrate strong academic performance in subjects relevant to construction materials, steel-concrete composite structures, and finite element analysis. have a good understanding of numerical modelling and experimental techniques for material/structural testing. have demonstrated excellent academic performance (including publications). be enthusiastic and highly motivated to undertake further study at an advanced level.
International applicants must also demonstrate English language proficiency.