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Global PhD Program in Sustainable Chemical Technologies

Global PhD Program in Sustainable Chemical Technologies

Location: Clayton, Victoria, Australia
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Students are expected to complete their degree within 3 to 4 years equivalent full-time
Remuneration: $33,000 AUD per annum full-time rate in 2023 (tax-free stipend for 3.5 years with the possibility of an extension). Indexed yearly.

The Opportunity

PhD researchers joining this joint program will enjoy the benefits of training and joint supervision from international experts from Monash University, Australia and the University of Bath, UK. At Monash, supervisors will come from the School of Chemistry and/or the Department of Chemical Engineering. At Bath, supervisors will be affiliated with the Centre for Sustainable and Circular Technologies (CSCT). This CSCT is a unique, multidisciplinary university research Centre drawing on expertise from a range of departments including Chemistry, Biology and Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Physics and others.

Features of the program

  • Although Monash University will be your home institution, PhD researchers will be registered at both institutions and will be awarded a joint PhD degree.
  • PhD researchers will be jointly supervised by academics from both Monash and Bath Universities.
  • All PhD researchers in the joint program will also undertake a bespoke advanced training plan covering a range of topics focusing on sustainability.
  • PhD researchers will undertake a period of no less than 12 months at the partner institution.
  • The scholarship includes:
    • a full tuition fee sponsorship provided by Monash for the course duration (up to a maximum 42 months) which includes 57 months of Overseas Student Health Cover.
    • a living allowance (stipend) provided by Monash University.

Applicant Requirements

Applicants will be considered provided they meet the following Monash University requirements:

  • PhD admission criteria
  • English language proficiency requirements
  • Competitive scholarship selection process requirements


For information on specific projects and to submit an expression of interest please see the website below:

Note: you will be asked to select up to 3 projects in preference order.

Closing Date: 31 January 2023.

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