University of Queensland is offering international PhD Scholarships in the field of Civil and Chemical Engineering. The candidate will have a master’s degree or 1st class honours degree or equivalent in science and domestic applicants should be eligible for an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or equivalent. The base stipend will be at the rate of AUD $30,000 per annum (2015 rate) tax-free for three years with the possibility of a six month extension in approved circumstances. The application deadline is 31 August, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of Civil and Chemical Engineering.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.
Scholarship Provider: University of Queensland
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia
Eligibility: The candidate will have a master’s degree or 1st Class Honours degree or equivalent in science and domestic applicants should be eligible for an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or equivalent. Background in environmental and/or chemical engineering is desirable. International applicants must meet the University of Queensland’s English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements. Mandatory requirements for international applicants:
-At least 1 high quality research publication or practical experience in the relevant field;
-Excellent academic performance evidenced by a high Grade Point Average (GPA).
Scholarship Open for International Students: International applicants are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: The Federal Government 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia exercise confirmed The University of Queensland as one of the nation’s top two universities, measured by the quality of its comprehensive range of specialised research fields. The Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Jiao Tong), Times Higher Education, and QS all rank UQ in the top 100 universities, globally. UQ is one of Australia’s Group of Eight, and a founding member of Universitas 21, an international consortium of leading research-intensive universities. The 45,500-strong student community at UQ includes more than 10,000 postgraduate scholars and more than 11,000 international students from 162 countries. The University has more than 7,000 academic and professional staff and a $1.6 billion annual operating budget. Its major campuses are at St Lucia, Ipswich, Gatton and Herston, in addition to teaching and research sites around Queensland and Brisbane city. The University has six faculties and eight institutes funded by government and industry grants, philanthropy and commercialization activities.
Duration of award(s): Scholarships are awarded for the duration of three years.
What does it cover? The base stipend will be at the rate of AUD $30,000 per annum (2015 rate) tax-free for three years with the possibility of a six month extension in approved circumstances.
How to Apply: It is mandatory that all applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, your detailed resume and complete academic records (including GPA scores/grades, and grading scale details).
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 August, 2015.