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Scholarship details

Civil and Structural Engineering PhD Scholarship

Status: Open

Applications open: 12/12/2017
Applications accepted at any time

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About this scholarship

The candidate will work with Prof. Hong Hao and Dr. Wensu Chen in the area of structural Engineering on an Australia Research Council (ARC) project regarding development of composite structure against blast and impact loading

  • Future Students
  • Faculty of Science & Engineering
    • Engineering courses
  • Higher Degree by Research
  • Australian Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • International Student
  • Merit Based

The successful student shall receive a stipend valued $27,082.00 (2018) per annum.
The duration of the scholarship shall be for three years with a possible extension of up to six months provided the student meets eligibility guidelines as per the conditions of award.
If the successful candidate is an international student, the scholarship shall cover tuition fees for the duration of the award.

Scholarship Details


Higher Degree by Research: PhD - Civil and Structural Engineering

Bachelor degree (first class honours or upper second class honours) in Civil Engineering or related fields, and language requirement (IELTS, Overall 6.5, Speaking, Writing, Reading and Listening 6.0); or TOEFL 79.

Applicants with Master degrees with technical publications and research experiences in structural engineering or mechanical engineering, mechanics, structural dynamics are preferred.

Application process

Please submit application to:

To apply, please send your expression of interest together with your CV, English testing score and transcripts via email to Dr Chen (



For further information please contact:

Dr. Wensu Chen
School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering
Curtin University


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