PhD Scholarship in Chemical Engineering
Monash University Monash

Masters by Research or PhD Scholarships in Chemical Engineering

Job No.: 607156

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Masters: 2-year fixed-term appointment

                PhD: 3.5-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $29,000 per annum (tax-free stipend) (2020 rate)

At Monash Chemical Engineering, we see potential in everything. We thrive in that pivotal space where engineering, chemistry, biology, physics and mathematics intersect. And we’re ranked number 1 in Australia for Chemical Engineering – so we’re the perfect place to develop your potential. Our Chemical Engineering research and researchers are leading the way. Not only are we the number one Chemical Engineering faculty in Australia – we’re among the very best in the world. Research in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Monash is organised into six key areas; Biotechnology, Food, Modelling, Nanomaterials, Fuels and Energy and Membranes.

The Opportunity

Expressions of interest are sought from outstanding candidates for Masters by Research or PhD study in Chemical Engineering, within the Faculty of Engineering.

Candidate Requirements

Applicants will be considered provided they fulfil the criteria for Masters by Research & PhD admission at Monash University. Details of the relevant requirements are available at 

To be eligible to apply for domestic postgraduate research scholarships an applicant must be an Australian citizen, an Australian Permanent Resident or a New Zealand citizen.

Submit an EOI online: here. Expressions of Interest shall comprise of:

  • A cover letter addressed to your chosen Academic Supervisor that includes a brief statement of applicants suitability. Please review our Academic Research profiles here.
  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • A full statement of Academic Record, supported by scanned copies of relevant certified documentation if applicable
  • Contact detail of two academic referees

Note: applicants who already hold a PhD degree will not be considered.

Applicants must show excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to conduct self-motivated research. They should have either completed or in the process of completing a Bachelors H1 Honours Degree or already hold an H1E Bachelors and/or Masters degree. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed via Zoom. Successful EOI applicants will be provided with an Invitation to Apply letter for the Domestic scholarship rounds. Candidates who are in the processing of completing their H1 degree will be considered for a Provisional scholarship offer letter. Students who start as a Masters by Research degree will have the option to upgrade to a PhD degree at the 11th month mark based on academic performance.

3291 - Doctor of Philosophy -

3292 - Master of Engineering Science (Research)  -


Enquiries about the scholarship or application process should be directed to Ms Lilyanne Price, Academic Programs Manager,

Domestic scholarship closing dates:

  • Round 2: Saturday 16 May 2020, 4:00pm AEST
  • Round 4: Wednesday 30 September 2020, 4:00pm AEST

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