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Scholarship details

2022 HDR Scholarship – PhD Scholarship on Concrete Research

Status: Open

Applications open: 20/06/2022
Applications accepted at any time

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About this scholarship

The candidate will work on a research project on the development of crushed hardened waste concrete as a recycled aggregate replacing virgin aggregate.


The successful candidate will be encouraged to engage with an industry internship during their HDR studies. 

  • 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

This scholarship provides a living stipend of $28,854 p.a. pro rata indexed, based on full-time studies, for up to a maximum of 3 years

Scholarship Details


  1. Full time enrolment, for both domestic and international students
  2. Minimum required: Bachelor degree (the first class honours or upper second class honours) in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or a related fields.  
  3. The language requirement (IELTS: Overall 6.5, Speaking, Writing, Reading and Listening 6.0; or TOEFL, internet based Overall 79, Reading 13, Listening 13, Speaking 18 and Writing 21) is provided at Other general admission requirements and procedures can be checked at  
  4. Applicants with a Master degrees by research with technical publications and research experiences in concrete, are preferred.

Application process

To apply, please send your expression of interest together with your CV, English testing score, qualifications, publications and academic transcripts via email to Associate Professor Prabir Sarker at

Enrolment Requirements

Recipients must complete their milestone 1 within 6 month of enrolment and remain enrolled on a full time basis for the duration of the scholarship


Associate Professor Prabir Sarker, School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, Western Australia, 



Further Information

The scholarship is funded by a CRC SmartCrete project.

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