$28,854 Flinders University 2022 Flinders PhD Enterprise Scholarship

Written by David on June 28, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
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  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

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  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Sturt Rd, Bedford Park South Australia 5042

A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Enterprise Scholarship is now being offered by Flinders University and Civil Group (Aust) Pty Ltd. The purpose of this scholarship is to support new research into the investigative drilling (ID) method for ground investigation. In the context of this research project, the College of Science and Engineering at Flinders University and Civil Group (Aust) Pty Ltd are working together to develop a framework for geotechnical investigations utilizing the ID method.

This will provide a rigorous technical basis for the method’s general industry use and acceptance in geotechnical strata investigation. Civil Group is an expansive construction and drilling company that offers its services to the transmission line construction, renewable energy construction, mining construction, and infrastructure construction industries. The company brings a substantial amount of industry experience to the project. Additionally, the Flinders College of Science and Engineering is dedicated to conducting advanced research in geomechanics, with the goals of addressing real-world issues and promoting sustainable development. The college also possesses complementary research strengths in geotechnical site characterization and foundation systems. With the help of one another, we are approaching this difficult research topic with the goal of developing novel approaches to its investigation.


About the Scholarship:

Flinders University is a forward-thinking institution that places a high value on students’ success and the development of their professional careers. To make substantial progress toward your future while attending Flinders University, you must go above and beyond the norm in order to achieve the remarkable. The university provides all of the resources you need to achieve this objective. All the modern university attributes, including innovation, student-centeredness and career-focusedness, can be found at Flinders University in Australia, which is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide. At Flinders, you’ll have the chance to learn in cutting-edge facilities with people who share your interests and who will both challenge and motivate you to learn new information. It is the ability to produce ideas that can entirely revolutionize an industry by being creative and entrepreneurial in one’s thinking. Flinders University will evaluate its own success based on how well you do, and we value your contributions. When it comes to job options for postgraduates in Australia, we couldn’t be more thrilled.

Our degree programs include professional placement opportunities, industry projects, and mentoring programs, all of which are aimed at assisting you in making the transition from academic study to actual monetary gain in your field of study after graduation. According to the World University Rankings, Flinders University is placed 43rd in the Asia-Pacific region and 271st worldwide (THE World University Rankings 2020). Increasing our worldwide reach through international research and education collaborations is a must as we move forward, as is maintaining an active engagement with commercial and industrial sectors, local communities, and every region of the globe, in every region of the world.


To gain international recognition and respect within your field of study or research, a degree from Flinders University will also equip you for a successful and happy career in that area. As a result of Flinders University’s close ties with a number of major corporations, including CISCO and BAE Systems, students are able to participate in practical internships while preparing themselves for the workforce. With its central location in Adelaide, Flinders University’s Bedford Park campus provides students with access to state-of-the-art facilities, stunning coastal views, and easy access to major shopping malls, Adelaide’s core business district, and the city’s beaches. 63 million dollars will be spent on a Student Hub and Plaza, which will have a variety of services, such as study rooms, retail stores, cafes, and a bar, for students. In addition to cutting-edge research facilities, entertainment and shopping options, and other amenities, the Flinders Village is being built to become a lively urban centre. Flinders University places a high value on student support because we recognize the link between student success and support.

Many international programs and events are available at Flinders University and in the greater Adelaide area to assist you with your transition from high school to college. From the moment you arrive on campus until the day you obtain your graduation, you’ll have access to our first-rate international student services. Flinders University’s international students are pleased with the quality of our student support services, which shows our commitment to providing excellent help. Building a new train line and a Flinders Railway Station next to our on-campus teaching hospital is part of the Flinders Village development that will commence in 2020. Using this will save time and money for everyone involved, including students, industry, and the local community. Flinders University’s main campus is located in Bedford Park, which is twelve kilometers south of Adelaide’s CBD. Since the house is located in a prime location with views of both the city and the coast at its disposal, it has a lot to offer.


State-of-the-art structures are situated on manicured grounds that include native Australian vegetation as well as a lake. Flinders University’s Bedford Park campus provides an exciting learning environment for its student community by blending the campus’ proximity to natural beauty with a comprehensive array of amenities. One of the most cheap cities in the world, and one of the world’s top five most livable, is Adelaide, according to numerous surveys and rankings of the city. A big part of this success can be ascribed to the city’s numerous parks and green spaces, as well as its diverse population, excellent restaurants and cafés, and the city’s close proximity to world-class wine areas (Global Liveability Study 2016). Students at Flinders are given substantial academic and personal support by the institution. In order to make students’ academic experience as joyful as possible, this is done.

There is no better way to demonstrate our commitment to improving the quality of life for students at Flinders University than to provide an abundance of high-quality food and retail services as well as a wide range of health and wellness resources, student grants, career and financial counseling, and numerous social events that we organize to bring students together and help them maximize their time here. The university’s main campus and the Tonsley innovation zone, as well as Adelaide’s central business center, will be connected directly by the new Flinders Train Station, which is expected to be completed in 2020. Work has begun on the adjacent Flinders Village development, which will include additional research facilities and student housing, as well as cafes, boutiques and other community amenities in an urban centre.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): Flinders University

Scholarship Country: Australia

Scholarship Worth: $28,854

Study Level: PhD

Nationality: International Students



Scholarship Offer:

This PhD Enterprise Scholarship provides the following benefits:

  • Up to three and a half years of tax-free earnings of up to $28,854 per year (2022 full-time rate, adjusted annually)
  • Access to the experience of both academia and industry through collaborative supervision
  • An encouraging atmosphere in which to acquire cutting-edge research techniques and develop into an authority in your field
  • The possibility of managing a difficult research project and coming up with creative solutions to difficult problems
  • During your internship with Civil Group (Aust) Pty Ltd, you will have the opportunity to put your research talents to use.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • You will need to meet the following requirements to be considered for a PhD Enterprise Scholarship:
  • To be a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, a permanent resident of Australia, or to either hold a relevant international visa or be eligible to apply for one; and
  • Meet the requirements for admission to the PhD program at Flinders University, which include having an Australian Honors degree of Class 1 or 2A, an equivalent qualification that is at least AQF Level 8, or evidence of equivalent research experience in the form of refereed publications or significant experience as a lead researcher; and
  • are entitled to enroll at Flinders University as a doctoral student studying full-time beginning in the first semester of 2022.
  • Any additional eligibility requirements that are pertinent to the business partner or research project (eg have or able to apply for a National Police Criminal History Check)
  • Additionally, it is highly desirable for applicants to have:
  • Master’s degree in geotechnical engineering, geotechnical engineering specialization, or a similar field in civil engineering or geological engineering.
  • experience that can be demonstrated in doing research in geotechnical field or laboratory testing
  • A keen interest in the research project for the doctoral degree
  • The candidate selection procedure is extremely difficult and is based on academic merit as well as demonstrated research potential.


Students from China and Hong Kong who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in Business and Management at King’s College University in the United Kingdom are eligible for the Harilela Scholarship for the academic year 2022-2023.



The Flinders University 2022 Flinders PhD Enterprise Scholarship  is open to all International Students



Application Procedure

  • Send your application together with supporting documentation (including a brief research plan) to Dr. Hongyu Qin via email at: [email protected] after you have completed the Higher Degree by Research Scholarship Application Form that is attached to this post.
  • It is important to remember that in order to earn the scholarship, prospective scholarship applicants must also submit an application to Flinders University for HDR candidacy and be accepted to the program there. Please refer to the following link for additional information: Application for a Higher Degree through Research.
  • [email protected]
  • Conduct Research on the Application Form for the Scholarship


Application Deadline

The application deadline for Flinders University 2022 Flinders PhD Enterprise Scholarship  is August 5, 2022

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