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Scholarship for International Students in Australia at Deakin University, 2018

 

Deadline: September 30, 2017.

Applications are invited for a PhD scholarship which is available at Deakin’s Institute for Frontier Materials. The PhD student will initiate and conduct research on the topic ‘Surface treatments for drag reduction’ led by Dr Alessandra Sutti.

The project involves aspects of fluid-dynamics modelling, surface characterisation, surface and textile chemistry, hydrodynamic drag method development and measurements.

Deakin University is an Australian public university with approximately 50,644 higher education students in 2014. Deakin University’s aim is to examine the impact of the division between further and higher education on strategies to widen participation in education.

Applicants must demonstrate they meet the English language requirements, to the level required for the band specified for the course.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Research Topic: This project will focus on addressing fundamental questions on the effect of surface structure and treatment chemistry on hydrodynamic drag with a particular focus on textiles.

The project is part of the broader Research Programme with an Industry partner. It is expected that the PhD candidate will work together with the academic and Industry supervisors to generate new knowledge on surface drag mechanisms on surfaces and to produce results directly relevant to new treatment development work.

Scholarship Award: Award value:

  • A stipend of $26,682 per annum tax exempt (2017 rate)
  • A relocation allowance from $500 to $1,500 (2017) awarded to students who are moving from interstate or overseas in order to study at Deakin
  • 60 working days paid sick leave
  • 60 working days paid parental leave
  • Tuition fee and overseas health coverage for international students for the duration of 4 years.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

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Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • This scholarship is open to domestic and international candidates.
  • Applicants must meet Deakin’s PhD entry requirements, be enrolling full time and hold an Honours degree (First Class) or an equivalent standard Master’s degree with a substantial research component. Please refer to the entry pathways to higher degrees by research for further information. Applicants must also have experience in surface chemistry, textile chemistry and processes, surface profilometry, fluid-dynamics modelling.

Nationality: Domestic and International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet Deakin’s PhD entry requirements, be enrolling full time and hold an Honours degree (First Class) or an equivalent standard Master’s degree with a substantial research component.

English Language Requirements: Applicants for Deakin courses must meet the English language requirements, to the level required for the course.

How to Apply: Please apply using the expression of interest form

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is September 30, 2017.

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  1. KEBEDE JAMBO HAILE

    Dear Scholarship Team,
    First of all, I am grateful to you for the opportunity of providing such help. My name is Kebede Jambo Haile, an expert at Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources in Ethiopia. I am glad in writing this letter with the anxiety at informing you my readiness if I get chance of this scholarship. Because, scholarship is the best way to get further specialized studies and accomplish career goals. It also helps once finance tuition fees and enable him/her to fully concentrate on his/her Education. So, I wish to benefit from the opportunity you gave for students around the globe and kindly to inform you that I have become particularly interested to attend my PhD in any courses related to my background study. Kindly help me out, I have BS.c Degree in Natural Resources Management and MS.c. degree in Environmental Science Study. This is my contact number +251912 233090.
    I will appreciate if my request is kindly granted. Thank you in advance!

    Kebede J.

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