ECU Petroleum Engineering PhD Scholarship

Edith Cowan University - School of Engineering

Edith Cowan University (ECU), located in Perth, Western Australia, has multiple full time PhD scholarships in Petroleum Engineering available to candidates that can demonstrate excellent research capability and fulfil the criteria for PhD admission to the University.

The successful scholarship recipients will receive a living allowance of AUD $28,000 per annum and have their tuition fees waived.

ECU’s School of Engineering is one of the fastest growing engineering schools in Australia, with annual growth of more than 20% in the last few years. The School enjoys some of the best-equipped hardware laboratories in the nation, with regular, multi-million dollar investments into expanding and maintaining its world-class infrastructure. The School is committed to undertaking high quality research typically with a multi-disciplinary approach.

Western Australia's capital city, Perth, is a vibrant, sophisticated and safe city with a standard of living that is amongst the highest in Australia and the world. The Economist's annual liveability survey has rated Perth as one of the top 10 most liveable cities in the world for the past four years. Western Australia is a driving force in Australia's economy, with massive investment in mining, energy, construction and technology.

Eligibility guidelines
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • meet the PhD admission requirements at ECU;
  • be able to demonstrate a strong background in Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science or Mathematics/Computer Science;
  • be planning to enrol in 2018, as soon as possible; and
  • not be currently enrolled in an ECU PhD program.

How to apply
Please send an expression of interest before applying. Your expression of interest should comprise of the following.

  • A cover letter that includes a brief statement of your suitability.
  • A curriculum vitae (CV), including a list of published research.
  • Transcripts of your academic records and degrees.
  • Evidence of English-language proficiency (only relevant for applicants whose previous studies were not in English).

Please send your expression of interest to Professor Stefan Iglauer (

Expressions of interest will close on 11 May 2018 or until the project has been filled by suitable candidates.

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