Project Scholarships

Western Sydney University offers a range of project-based scholarships to support higher degree students in undertaking their research. Scholarships are available to support both current and new postgraduate research candidates. You may also be eligible for scholarships offered by other organisations.

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The following scholarships are now open for applications:

Measuring Cost Savings and Environmental Sustainability of Innovative Clean Technology to Organically Recycle Waste in the Health Sector

This PhD project is co-funded by Opes Industrial Limited.
Applications close 31 January 2022


Circular Economy in Wastewater Processing

This PhD project aims to address the circular economy of wastewater, especially in nutrient and organics recovery.
Applications close 31 January 2022


Multiscale Study of an Innovative Personal Air Purifying Device for Aged People

This PhD project involves working on an innovative air purification device for personal usage, particularly for aged people.
Applications close 31 January 2022


Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Pupation Biology and Ecology of Queensland Fruit Fly

This PhD project will investigate Qfly pupation biology and ecology.
Applications close 31 January 2022


Design of Connections for High Performance Corner Supported Prefabricated Multi-story Modular Buildings

This PhD project provides the opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary team.
Applications close 31 January 2022


Development of Embedded Self-powered Health Monitoring Systems for Multi-story Modular Buildings' Interconnections

This PhD project provides the opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary team.
Applications close 31 January 2022


MARCS Institute

Neuromorphic Active Auditory Sensing in Noisy Reverberant Environments

This PhD project is at the leading edge of Neuromorphic Engineering and can be used to make future smart devices as slick as the desert fox.
Applications close 31 January 2022


School of Science

Linking Salinity Tolerance to Molecular Evolution of Grass Stomata

This PhD project will involve laboratory analysis, greenhouse and field trials to validate of salinity tolerance of grass.
Applications close 31 January 2022


School of Science

Targeting Chloroplasts to Enhance Crop Salt Tolerance

This PhD project will be involve gene cloning and functional characterisation of water and ion transporter genes in crops.
Applications close 31 January 2022


Vulnerability Assessment and Prediction for Composite Structures Subjected to High Energy Laser Attack

This PhD project will investigate the vulnerability of structures subjected to high energy laser attacks.
Applications close 31 January 2022


Numerical Modelling and Testing of Composite Structures with Enhanced Protection Capability Against Laser Weapon Attack

This PhD project will develop the optimal design of composite structures with improved laser weapons resistance.
Applications close 31 January 2022


Robot Learning from Demonstration in Welding

Western Sydney University and University of Hertfordshire Dual Award PhD Scholarship
Applications close 28 February 2022


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