Chemical Recycling of Mixed Waste Plastics Research International Scholarship in Australia for Fellowship

  •  Fellowship
  •  15-Mar-2021
  •   Australia
  • $$  Stipend

Enhance your academic and career prospects by participating in the Chemical Recycling of Mixed Waste Plastics Research International Scholarship offered by the University of Sydney.

The study award is open for PhD students who want to conduct research in the field of chemical engineering, computational fluid dynamics and heterogeneous chemical kinetics.

Western Sydney University Information

Western Sydney University Grants

Chemical Recycling of Mixed Waste Plastics Research International Scholarship in Australia for Fellowship Established in 1989, Western Sydney University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Penrith (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New South Wales. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bankstown, Nirimba, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Liverpool City, Parramatta South, Parramatta City, Penrith, Sydney City, Sydney Olympic Park, Westmead. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Western Sydney University (WSU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Western Sydney University (WSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: funding for a PhD student to research in the field of chemical engineering, computational fluid dynamics and heterogeneous chemical kinetics.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Have an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled to study full-time in a PhD within the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Faculty of Engineering.
  • Be willing to conduct research into the field of chemical engineering, computational fluid dynamics and heterogeneous chemical kinetics at high temperatures to scale-up, optimise and model of the chemical recycling of mixed waste plastics.
  • Hold at least one of the following degrees in Engineering or Science disciplines:
    an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class Upper) or equivalent, or
    II. Master’s degree.
  • Demonstrate previous research experience through thesis, publications or prior research projects.

Offered Benefits

The university will provide a stipend allowance equivalent to the University of Sydney’s Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend rate (indexed on 1 January each year) for up to 3 years, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

  • An extension of the stipend allowance for up to 6 months might be possible, and it will be subject to funding and the research need at that time.
  • Subject to the approval from the Faculty of Engineering at the time of award, the Academic course fees and the Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF) will be provided for a successful international applicant, for up to twelve research periods subject to satisfactory academic performance.
  • The recipient may apply for an extension of the academic course fees and SSAF for up to two research periods however, this will be subject to approval from the Faculty and research needed at that time.
  • Periods of study already undertaken towards the degree prior to the Scholarship’s commencement will be deducted from the maximum duration of the Scholarship, excluding any potential extension period.
  • The grant is for commencement in the relevant research period in which it is offered and cannot be deferred or transferred to another area of research without prior approval.
  • No other amount is payable.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: Applicants must take admission at the University of Sydney for a postgraduate research program. After that, the student can apply online for this study award.
  • Supporting Documents: As part of the application, the applicants must submit all the required documents given on the application form, such as a CV, a personal statement that demonstrates their interest in the research area and prior research experience, a research proposal on the topic of Chemical Recycling of Mixed Waste Plastics, and previous research experience.
  • Admission Requirements: To participate in this application, the applicants must have a conditional or unconditional admission offer for full-time studies in a PhD study.
  • Language Requirement: All students whose first language is not English must also meet the University’s English language requirements.
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