Curtin University HDR Scholarship – 2022

Curtin University HDR Scholarship 2022

The mining industry is funding this scholarship in collaboration with Curtin University’s Geotechnical Engineering Group, which is led by Professor Mohamed Shahin. The fund’s goal is to provide environmentally friendly, sustainable, and innovative cementation treatment methods, such as bio-cementation and geopolymerization, to improve the performance of mining by-product materials in mining infrastructure applications.

About HDR Scholarship

OrganisationCurtin University
Country to study
School to studyCurtin University
Course to studyView courses
State of Origin
GenderAll Gender
Application DeadlineMarch 5, 2022

The Advantages of the HDR Scholarship

The successful candidate will receive a tax-free stipend of $30,000 per year. The scholarship will last three years. If the winning candidate is an international student, the scholarship will cover tuition for the duration of the award.

HDR Scholarship Courses

  • Civil Engineering

Requirements for HDR Scholarship Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree (H1 or First-Class Honours) in Civil Engineering or related fields.
  • English language proficiency (refer to the English language requirements in Curtin University website).
  • Knowledge or master’s degree in relevant research field including publications is desirable.

Future students

Applicants are required to follow these steps.

  1. Review the advertised research projects (not yet advertised)
  2. Submit an expression of interest (EOI) for one of the advertised research projects. You will need to include a copy your current curriculum vitae

If the Project Lead (research supervisor) determines you are the best candidature for the project, you will receive an Invitation to Apply and instructions on how to submit your admission AND scholarship applications.

  1. When submitting your Application for admission to a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) course, you will need to include a copy of the project leads invitation to apply. (This invitation to apply is confirmation of your scholarship application)
  2. In support of your scholarship application, the Project Lead will complete the Primary referee report. You will be required to organise a secondary referee, (either an academic or professional referee) to also support your scholarship application.
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When the next round opens, all steps above are to be completed by mid-2022 (details will be provided closer to the round opening dates). The scholarship selection committee will assess all applicants, thereafter, independent of the admission assessment.

Current students

HDR Curtin students will be required to follow these steps.

  1. Discuss with your primary supervisor if applying for an RTP scholarship is appropriate for you and your research project. Ask them to complete a primary reference in support of your application. You will also need to request a secondary referee from an academic or professional referee in confidence.
  2. Email your current curriculum vitae (must include current research project details) to [email protected]. With email subject line: Curtin HDR Scholarship application: your name, student ID number.

Application Deadline

March 5, 2022

How to Apply

Send an expression of interest (one page) to Professor Mohamed Shahin ([email protected]) along with your CV (including publication works and two academic referees), English testing score (for international applicants only), and transcripts of the academic record.

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