PhD opportunities not to be missed

The School is excited to announce the creation of a new suite of PhD scholarships. We are looking to attract ten outstanding local engineers to our PhD program with the aim of creating highly trained future leaders of our industry. Please see below for information on the scholarship details, application process and contacts for further advice.

PhD Scholarships

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

UNSW, Sydney

Stipend: A$38,092 - A$50,000 per year (plus conference travel allowance)

The Opportunity:

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of New South Wales is offering PhD Scholarships to exceptional individuals who hold Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency, with our goal to train the next generation of industry and research leaders. This rewarding scholarship opportunity is competitive, with candidates expected to have exceptional academic credentials (Honours 1) and communication skills, as well as industry or other relevant experience following completion of their undergraduate studies. Candidates will also be assessed on their leadership abilities. The PhD scholarship is tax-free and includes travel to two local/international conferences during the 3.5 year program of study. 

Up to ten scholarships are available. Women Engineers are particularly encouraged to apply.

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is the largest and the most comprehensive of its kind in Australia. The School has approximately 3,300 students, 48 full-time academic staff, 30 professional and technical staff, and 80 research only appointments. It is ranked No. 1 in Australia and No. 9 in the world according to the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities. The School is renowned for its world-leading research, attracts significant funding, and is a destination of choice for the best students from around the world.

Fields of Interest:

  • Construction management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geospatial Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Hydrology
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transport Engineering
  • Water and Wastewater Engineering

Potential applicants are welcome to discuss this opportunity with  Professor Denis O’Carroll:

Applications including a resume and a copy of transcripts should be submitted to Ms Lucia Wong:

Closing Date: Open now.  To remain open until filled

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