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ECU Petroleum Engineering PhD Scholarship

The School of Engineering at ECU is one of the fastest growing engineering schools in Australia. We own some of the best equipped hardware laboratories in the nation, with regular multi-million dollar investments into expanding and maintaining its world-class infrastructure. The School of Engineering is committed to undertaking high quality research and are looking for a full time PhD student who can demonstrate excellent research capability. The successful scholarship recipient will receive a living allowance of AUD $28,420 per annum and have their tuition fees waived.

Important dates

Opens: 19-12-2018 Closes: 15-02-2019

Applies to

Domestic International Postgraduate Research

At a glance

  • You must not be a current ECU student to apply for this scholarship.
  • In order to apply for this scholarship, you must not have a course application in the ECU system.
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to Professor Stefan Iglauer

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • meet the PhD admission requirements at ECU;
  • be able to demonstrate a strong background in Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science or Mathematics/Computer Science;
  • be planning to enrol in 2019, as soon as possible; and
  • not be currently enrolled in an ECU PhD program.

How to apply

Please send an expression of interest before applying. Your expression of interest should comprise of the following.

  • A cover letter that includes a brief statement of your suitability.
  • A curriculum vitae (CV), including a list of published research.
  • Transcripts of your academic records and degrees.
  • Evidence of English-language proficiency (only relevant for applicants whose previous studies were not in English).

To apply please send your expression of interest to Professor Stefan Iglauer (

For more information

Contact Professor Stefan Iglauer (

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