Location University of New South Wales, School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences
App. deadline 21/07/2018
  • Scholarship available
Eligibility Open to international applicants

Scientia PhD Scholarship - Protein Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

We currently have an opportunity to enrol a PhD student within a specialised PhD program known as the Scientia PhD Scholarship scheme at UNSW Sydney. The Scholarship is open to both domestic and international students.

The project synopsis and application is listed in the link below. In brief, the project will involve the fabrication of novel protein scaffolds with tuneable biophysical and biochemical features for use in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.


Specific details of the scheme are listed below and we encourage those interested to apply their interest in the online portal and/or emailing the supervisors directly.

The UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme is part of our dedication to harnessing our cutting-edge research to solve complex problems and improve the lives of people in local and global communities. Scientia scholars will have a strong commitment to making a difference in the world with demonstrated potential for contributing to the social engagement and/or global impact pillars of the UNSW 2025 Strategy. The Scientia Scheme is targeted in that applicants will apply to a specific research area with an identified supervisory team and application is by nomination.

• Work on high quality research projects with the best supervisory teams in world class environments
• $40K a year stipend for four years
• Tuition fees covered for the full 4 year period
• Coaching and mentoring will form a critical part of your highly personalised leadership development plan
• Up to $10k each year to build your career and support your international research collaborations
• At least 5 of these scholarships will be reserved for Indigenous research candidates.

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Further Information / Application Enquiries

Dr Dominic Glover