Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Future students

Study area

Engineering, Science, technology and engineering and mathematics


Australian or New Zealand and International

What you'll receive

You'll receive:

  • a living allowance of AU$28,597 (2021 rate, indexed annually) for up to:
    • 3 years for PhD students
    • 1.5 years for Master of Philosophy students.

The scholarship is for full-time study and can be used to support living costs.


You must:

  • meet QUT academic and English language entry requirements for our Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
  • have either a:
    • first-class honours (H1) qualification
    • completed a masters degree by research
  • have research experience in catalysis (desirable).

To receive the scholarship, you must successfully apply for a PhD or Master of Philosophy at QUT.

How to apply for a research degree

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this scholarship is only available for students who are a resident or currently onshore in Australia.

How to apply

Submit your scholarship application by email to Professor Huai Yong Zhu or Dr Sarina Sarina.

Your scholarship application must include:

  • a cover letter
  • an up-to-date CV.

What happens next?

This scholarship will remain open until a suitable candidate is found (we will follow up with you to confirm).

For more information about the scholarship, contact Professor Huai Yong Zhu or Dr Sarina Sarina.


The conditions for retaining the scholarship are set out in the rules of the QUT Postgraduate Research Award (Domestic) or QUT Postgraduate Research Award (International).

About the scholarship

This project aims to use visible light to control reactant adsorption on catalyst surfaces for accelerating reactions and tuning product selectivity.

This project is based with the QUT Centre for Materials Science.

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