What does the scholarship provide?
Domestic candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of $30,000 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 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 and Overseas Student Health Cover (single policy). Support for training, conference attendance, fieldwork and additional research costs as approved by the School.
We welcome applicants with strong academic backgrounds in mechanical/aeronautical engineering, or other relevant areas. In particular, candidates with interests and research experience on composites such as composite manufacturing and numerical modelling are strongly encouraged to apply.
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. have good research experience on composites. have good communication skills and academic writing skills. be enthusiastic and highly motivated to undertake further study at an advanced level.
Publications in scholarly journals is desired although not compulsory.
International applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency.