Prospective PhD students and Research Fellows

Australian PhD Students

Includes New Zealanders, Australian Permanent Residents and graduates of The University of Melbourne with a first class degree.

We are interested in receiving applications from potential PhD students with degrees in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, energy engineering, chemistry or a related discipline.

First, contact us (with your CV) to ensure that projects that match your interests are available. You then need to apply for admission to a PhD degree at The University of Melbourne and also for an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or a Melbourne Research Scholarship (MRS). Other scholarships such as industry scholarships are available from time to time and will be advertised on the list of Melbourne School of Engineering Research Projects.

For details on the application process and scholarships please vist the Melbourne School of Engineering:

Future Research Students

International PhD Students

First, contact us (along with your CV, academic results, and the names of at least 2 referees) to ensure that projects that match your interests are available. You then need to apply for admission to a PhD degree at the University of Melbourne and also for a scholarship to cover both your fees and living expenses. Competition for these scholarships is intense so you will need a good first-class Honours degree or equivalent.

For details on the application process and scholarships please vist the Melbourne School of Engineering:

Future Research Students

You may also be eligible for other scholarships such as those offered by the Endeavour Scheme or schemes within your own country.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Please contact us for prospective positions (with your CV). Post-doctoral positions may be advertised from time to time on The University of Melbourne Careers at Melbourne website. Prospective post-doctoral fellows should consider applying for various fellowships that are available:

All Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA).
UK residents Royal Society Fellowships
EU residents Marie Curie Fellowship
French French-Australian Science Program
Japanese JSPS Fellowships
USA NSF Fellowships
Other Human Frontier Science Fellowships and Endeavour Scheme