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PhD Scholarship in Drinking Water Treatment Optimization at UniSA, Australia

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is a public research university in the Australian state of South Australia. It is the largest university in South Australia with more than 32,000 students.

The University of South Australia is offering PhD Scholarship in Drinking Water Treatment Optimisation. The scholarship will provide a living allowance paid at the RTP Domestic Stipend rate: $26,682/annum (2017 date).

The overall aim of this ARC Linkage project is to develop a number of data-driven predictive models, predominantly based on remotely collected sensors data, to achieve enhanced proactivity of drinking water treatment processes and monetary savings for water utilities.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Drinking Water Treatment Optimisation.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship will provide a living allowance paid at the RTP Domestic Stipend rate: $26,682/annum (2017 date). A tuition fee waiver scholarship may be available to a successful overseas applicant. The duration of the scholarship is 3 years.

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants should possess a Bachelors (Honours class I or IIa) or Masters Degree (with Research) in an environmental science/engineering or other relevant discipline.
  • The successful candidate must be willing to travel occasionally interstate and potentially internationally. Previous work in the drinking water treatment, insitu water quality analyses, or water quality and treatment modelling is desirable but not required.
  • Applicants will be considered provided they fulfill the criteria for PhD admission and scholarship of the University of South Australia and demonstrate excellent research capacity.

Nationality: This scholarship is available to both domestic and international research degree students.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants should possess a Bachelors (Honours class I or IIa) or Masters Degree (with Research) in an environmental science/engineering or other relevant discipline.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Method of Application:

To apply, plese sent your CV, full academic track record and a 2 page maximum synopsis of your research experience via email to Professor John van Leeuwen: John.VanLeeuwen-at-unisa.edu.au

Scholarship Application Deadline: September 30, 2017.

For more info, kindly visit Scholarship Link