UQ PhD Scholarship in Chemistry in Australia, 2017

School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences

Scholarship Description: The School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences (SCMB) at the University of Queensland (UQ) is proud to announce PhD Scholarship in Chemistry within the faculty of science. Domestic as well as International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

The aim of the scholarships is to establish a strong connection with Malaysia, attracting high-achieving students and we are proud of their contribution to the UQ student body.

About University: The School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences (SCMB) at the University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading schools in the disciplines of chemistry and biosciences and hosts a number of first-class research centers with modern research laboratories for state-of-the-art equipment and research infrastructure.

Degree Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Available Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Chemistry.

Scholarship Benefits: Prospective students will be provided with assistance to apply for a scholarship.  Domestic students will be expected to apply for an APA or equivalent scholarship, while international students will be expected to apply for UQ scholarships for international students for stipend and tuition support.

Students who are unable to win one of these scholarships may be considered for a stipend equivalent to an APA of $26,682 per annum tax-free (2017 rate, indexed annually) for three years with the possibility of a six-month extension in approved circumstances.


Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Applicants will possess a 1st Class Honours degree or equivalent in Chemistry. Australian and New Zealand applicants should be eligible for an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or equivalent. A strong background in organic chemistry is essential and a further background in computational or theoretical chemistry is desirable, although not essential.

Mandatory requirements for applicants:

  • Excellent academic performance to Honours/Masters level, evidenced by a high-Grade Point Average (GPA); and
  • International applicants must meet the University of Queensland’s English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements, detailed at http://www.uq.edu.au/grad-school/english-language-proficiency-requirements

Desirable requirements for international applicants:

At least 2 peer-reviewed research publications.

Eligible Nationalities: Domestic, as well as International students, are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.


Application Procedure: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Deadline: Applications Closes on July 20, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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