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School of Civil Engineering PhD Scholarships at University of Sydney, Australia

School of Civil Engineering is providing the PhD Scholarships for high-caliber applicants at University of Sydney in Australia.

The University of Sydney  is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850, it is Australia’s first university and is regarded as one of the world’s leading universities.

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  • Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of computational mechanics and concrete and geomechanics engineering.
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme in the School of Civil Engineering.
  • Scholarship Provider: School of Civil Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Scholarship can be taken at: Australia


Applicants need to satisfy the eligibility criteria for PhD enrollment at The University of Sydney. Backgrounds in civil engineering, fluid mechanics, applied mathematics, numerical methods and programming languages will be appreciated.

The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to academic research in the proposed field. He/she will have excellent written and oral communication skills. He/she will be willing to create and develop original approaches to tackle open questions. He/she will be willing to join a world-leading research group and collaborate with its team members.

Scholarship Open for International Students: University of SydneyApplicants from Australia can apply for these PhD scholarships.

Number of award(s): Two PhD scholarships (one is in the field of concrete and geomechanics engineering and other in the filed of computational mechanics) are available in the school of Civil Engineering at University of Sydney.

What does it cover? It is a three years full-time position, with a tax-free stipend of approximately$25,849/year. A top-up of $5,000/year may be available based on merit. There is a potential for the applicants to earn an extra $5,000/year through assistance in undergraduate teaching.

How to Apply

How to Apply: Applications should be sent by email to Dr Daniel Dias-da-Costadaniel.diasdacosta-at-sydney.edu.au. It should include a Resume and a Cover Letter.

In their Cover Letter, applicants are invited to include a short (about 250 words) research statement explaining how they understand the issues related to permeability and crack opening in porous materials such as concrete and rocks, and proposing key questions the research should focus on.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Closed

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