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PhD student scholarships – Civil and Structural Engineering

Three years, annual stipend (AUD33,000 for tuition fees + AUD27,000 for living allowance)

Currently a number of PhD research student scholarships are available now in Curtin Centre for Infrastructural Monitoring and Protection. The scholarship will cover a three year stipend (annually AUD33,000 for tuition fees + AUD27,000 for living allowance). Successful candidates can start anytime until the positions are filled. They will work with Prof. Hong Hao and his group in the areas of structural dynamics, earthquake engineering, structural health monitoring, concrete materials, blast and impact engineering.

Minimum qualifications

Bachelor degree (first-class honours or upper-second class honours) in Civil Engineering or related fields, other general admission requirements requested by Curtin University which is provided on the Curtin Research website and English language requirement (IELTS, Overall 6.5, Speaking, Writing, Reading and Listening 6.0; or TOEFL, 79 internet based). Applicants with Master degrees having technical publications and research experiences in structural dynamics and analysis are preferred.

Application instructions

Interested students with a strong desire to pursue a doctoral degree are encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to contact Prof. Hong Hao by email: or at Tel No. (+61) 8 9266 4762.

Visiting scholars: Students who are interested in applying China Scholarship Council (CSC) Postgraduate Study Abroad Program are welcome to contact us to secure their positions and prepare their applications. We also welcome visiting academics and scholars in the field of civil and structural engineering.