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Curtin University

Civil and Structural Engineering PhD Scholarship

Status: Open
Applications accepted at any time

About this scholarship

Description/Applicant information

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

Student type
  • Future Students
  • Engineering
Course type
  • Postgraduate Research

Non-gender specific

  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • Australian Citizen
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • International students
  • New Zealand Citizen
Scholarship base
  • Merit Based
Maximum number awarded


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.
Eligible courses

Higher Degree by Research: PhD - Civil and Structural Engineering

Eligibility criteria
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.

How to apply

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 (


Need more information?

For further information please contact:

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


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