Applications are invited for Fully Funded PhD Scholarships in Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences for 16 different projects at the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences (SCMB), University of Queensland, Australia
The School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences (SCMB) at The University of Queensland is a diverse and powerful research grouping with unique expertise in the chemical and molecular life sciences. SCMB’s biomolecular research spans small synthetic molecules through to proteins, nucleic acids, viruses and microorganisms, and our materials research encompasses the design and synthesis of molecular devices, functional polymers and nanomaterials.
SCMB has a number of Commonweath Government funded PhD Scholarships currently available.These Scholarships are aligned with significant, recently awarded research grants that are held by academic staff members within the school.
- a stipend of 27,596 AUD per annum
- tuition fees
- Overseas Student Health Cover
To be eligible for PhD scholarship, applicant must:
- A bachelor’s degree with at least honours class IIA or equivalent from approved universities, which includes a relevant research component or
- A research master’s degree or
- A coursework master’s degree and an overall GPA (grade point average) equivalent to 5.65 on the 7-point UQ scale, which includes a relevant research component or
- A postgraduate degree of at least one year full-time equivalent with an overall GPA (grade point average) equivalent to 5.0 on the 7-point UQ scale, together with demonstrated research experience equivalent to honours IIA will be considered for PhD entry on a case by case basis or
- A bachelor’s degree plus at least two years of documented relevant research experience, including research publications
- English language proficiency; IELTS (overall 6.5 with no band less than 6.0), TOEFL (pBT or iBT)
Applicants are required to submit the following documents with application:
- Curriculum Vitae Academic
- Transcript for all post-secondary study undertaken, complete or incomplete, including the institution grading scale
- Award certificates for all completed post-secondary study
- Proof of English language proficiency valid at commencement date)
- A copy of your Passport
- Two referee reports from persons who can best comment on your prior research experience. UQ will contact your referees directly, but you will need to enter their details into the application form.
- Step 1 – Browse the available projects at the link below. Email the Chief Investigator to discuss the project, your suitability, and the preferred educational background. Once you have reached agreement with the Chief Invistigator, continue to Step 2. Don’t apply without first contacting the Chief Investigator.
- Step 2 – Check your eligibility for entry into the PhD program.
- Step 3 – Prepare your application documentation.
- Step 4 – Complete the Online Application (OLA). Please refer to this guide as it explains how to answer each question specifically for these Scholarships.