This scholarship is open to Indigenous Australian applicants who are interested in undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the University of Newcastle withi

PhD Scholarship for Indigenous Australians - Engineering and Built Environment

13 August 2014

This scholarship is open to Indigenous Australian applicants who are interested in undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the University of Newcastle within the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment.

Research students will be required to enrol in one of Faculty's disciplines. This scholarship is aligned with the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment and the Wollotuka Institute based at the University of Newcastle.

This scholarship is for one of the following fields of research:

  • Architecture
  • Building
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction
  • Industrial Design
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Telecommunications

It is required that your study starts no later than 31 October 2014.

Scholarship Details

The value of this scholarship is AUD $30,000 (per annum). This award is to be used for living expenses. This scholarship is paid fortnightly for the period of up to 3 and a half years.

Scholarship Eligibility 

This scholarship is for study in Australia for those who have achieved outstanding academic results. To apply you must be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. Only citizens of Australia may apply. 

Application procedure

To apply for this scholarship you must apply directly to:
The Office of Graduate Studies
University of Newcastle
Phone: (02) 4921 6537
Fax: (02) 4921 6908
Email: ResearchScholarships@newcastle.edu.au

Closing date is 31 December 2014