$29,000 Curtin University 2022 HDR Scholarship, School of Molecular and Life Sciences

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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
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Kent St, Bentley WA 6102, Australia

Three PhD student scholarships are offered at Curtin University’s School of Molecular and Life Sciences in Australia. The successful candidates will collaborate with Associate Professor Guohua Jia on his ARC Future Fellowship project (2D nanomaterial heterostructures for photocatalytic hydrogen production), ARC Discovery project (Inorganic/organic Hybrids for flexible thermoelectric generators), and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Zelman Cowen Academic Initiatives (ZCAI) Joint Project (Modern X-ray detectors based on 2D metal halide perovskites). Inorganic nanocrystals with regulated size, shape, and composition that are responsive to light, heat, and x-ray are being developed for energy harvesting and storage, thermoelectric, and optoelectronic devices in these initiatives. This scholarship application will remain open until it has been filled..


About the Scholarship:

Curtin University is a well-known study location, with a reputation for strong industry ties, high-impact research, and a diverse choice of innovative programmes. Curtin is one of the world’s most international institutions, with approximately 58,000 students from all over the world, and is placed 9th nationally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Curtin’s approved and internationally recognized courses are taught in a welcoming, student-centered environment, allowing you to adapt your education to your professional goals. Curtin University is known for creating graduates that are career-ready and want to make the world a better place. The practical focus of the courses will provide you with important real-world experience and boost your employability after graduation. Field trips, internships, practical tasks, guest speakers, and networking events provide opportunities to learn from experienced faculty and gain industry exposure. Curtin researchers, business, government, and the community collaborate on many high-impact research initiatives thanks to the university’s outstanding facilities. These international relationships fuel innovation in vital industries like business, mining, and health care. As a student, they can provide you unique chances such as access to real-world business and research, employment networks, and new experiences. The diverse set of professional skills and challenges will broaden your horizons and equip you for work anywhere on the planet. Alcoa, Alzheimer’s Australia, Bankwest, BHP Billiton, Cancer Council Western Australia, Chevron, CSIRO, Rio Tinto, the Water Corporation, and Woodside are just a few of Curtin’s global partners. Curtin ensures that its research and teaching are relevant by cooperating with some of Australia’s and the world’s leading firms, ensuring that you graduate highly employable. Curtin achieved a five-star rating (out of five) for student engagement and skill development in the Good Universities Guide 2021. As a Curtin graduate, you will be part of a strong Curtin alumni community and will have the opportunity to make crucial contacts that will help you thrive in today’s competitive global market. More than 190,000 Curtin graduates live in 155 countries, making up the Curtin Alumni Community. Approximately 50,000 students attend the university. It provides both undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. The university’s academic organization is divided into four faculties: the Faculty of Health Sciences, the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Business & Law, and the Faculty of Science & Engineering. Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Nursing, Psychology, Public Health, Media, Design, Creative Arts, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Life Sciences are among the many courses offered. Curtin emphasizes on providing students with practical knowledge. Curtin University has five primary faculties and 95 specialty areas. The institution has four more campuses in Dubai, Malaysia, Singapore, and Mauritius, in addition to its flagship campus in Australia. Cafes, restaurants, department stores, and chemist shops are all within walking distance of the main campus. Thousands of books, periodicals, research papers, and novels are available at the library. In addition, it houses the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. In general, the campus provides a serene learning atmosphere. Jon Doust (famous comedian), Natalia Cooper (journalist for Nine News), Sheila McHale (former Cabinet Minister of Western Australia), Dean Israelite (film director), Tim Winton (famous author), and Judy Davis are among the notable Curtin alumni (Emmy Award Winner). Curtin University is reported to collaborate with more than 90 universities. The institution has been actively participating in numerous academic and practical research theories as a member of the Australian Technology Network. Resource & Energy, Information & Communication, Ageing & Well-being, Health, and the Changing Environment are some of the primary research areas. Curtin is the only university in Western Australia to have a Ph.D. laureate for the AINSE gold award. In Australia and New Zealand, it is considered the highest honor for PhD-level research achievement. The Western Australian Institute of Technology was the name of the university. The Western Australian Parliament gave it university status in 1986. Curtin University is a popular study location known for its industrial partnerships, innovative courses, and high-quality research. In the 2020 Good Universities Guide, Curtin received five-star ratings in five areas. It was ranked in the top tier of Australian institutions for a variety of factors, including learning resources, faculty qualifications, and high-quality teaching. In the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019, Curtin was ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):   Curtin University

Scholarship Country:  Australia

Scholarship Worth:  $29,000

Study Level: PhD

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer: 

  • The chosen candidate will be paid a stipend of around $29,000 per year.
  • The scholarship will be for three years, with the possibility of a six-month extension if the student achieves the eligibility requirements as stated in the grant criteria.
  • For the term of the grant, tuition fees will be covered.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • Both domestic and international students are welcome.
  • Bachelor’s degree (first-class honours or upper second-class honours) in Chemistry, Materials Engineering, or a related discipline is the minimum need.
  • IELTS 6.5 overall, speaking, writing, reading, and listening 6.0, or TOEFL 79 overall, reading 13, listening 13, speaking 18, and writing 21. https://study.curtin.edu.au/applying/english-language-requirements/accepted-english-proficiency-tests/ has further information.
  • http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au/research/apply/ contains further general admission requirements and procedures.
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  • Applicants with Master’s or Bachelor’s degrees in chemistry, materials science, electronic devices, or related subjects, as well as scientific publications and research experience, are preferred.



The Curtin University 2022 HDR Scholarship, School of Molecular and Life Sciences  is open to all International Students 


Application Procedure

To apply, please email Associate Professor Guohua Jia your statement of interest together with your CV, English score, qualifications, publications, and transcripts to [email protected].


Application Deadline

The application deadline for Curtin University 2022 HDR Scholarship, School of Molecular and Life Sciences  is  currently open 

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