PhD Scholarships for Research Students at the University of South Australia

Scholarship in Engineering , in Natural Science
  • Australia

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 14700
  • Degree PH.D
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded

Opportunity Description

About this scholarship

There are two PhD scholarships available at the University of South Australia which are awarded to both local and international research students. The scholarships are focused on “Inflammatory Response to Biomaterials that are joint projects between UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences and UniSA STEM Schools.

Both Schools offer unique, vibrant, and world-renowned research and education enjoying the support of exceptional research infrastructure and intellectual environment. The strength of Australian scientists in general and scientists of UniSA, in particular, lies in the utilization of substantial science and research to develop knowledge-based technologies capable of increasing functionality and producing scientific solutions for tomorrow’s high added value industries and medical treatments.

Quick details

Application deadline: there is no deadline and it will remain open until the application is filled.

Location: Adelaide, Australia

Scholarship level: PhD

Number of scholarships: 2

Duration: Three years

About the project:

The focus of PhD projects carried out under this scholarship framework will be on finding out the immunological response to biomaterials in the context of delivery of vaccines and drug therapies.

Additionally, the projects will deal with serious challenges confronted in the modern healthcare and pharmaceutical industry linked with the demand for new technics for delivery of vaccines and pharmaceuticals which have greater effectiveness in the Australian scientific community.

These PhD research project will seek to respond to these needs by developing immediately needed, breakthrough solutions that are measurable, reproducible, reliable, and productive.

Research areas:

·  Inflammation

·  Biomaterials

·  Cell Biology

·  Molecular Biology

·  Materials Engineering

Scholarship value & benefits

It will provide a funding amount in the standard Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) per year to the contributing research scholar.


  • Domestic and international research degree students may apply for these 2 scholarships.
  • The prospective applicants should have studied Honors or MSc Degree and have an academic background in one or more of the following disciplines:
  • Material Science
  • Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Immunology
  • Inflation or relevant disciplines.

How to apply?

Interested qualified applicants should apply by sending their CV, cover letter, and academic transcripts to Associate Professor Krasimir Vasilev at and Associate Professor John Hayball at

For more details about this scholarship, please visit the University of South Australia’s Website.

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