Deadline: 2015-01-11
Level Of Study: PhD

PhD Scholarship in Organic Chemistry

Curtin University has a scholarship opportunity for a PhD student to research in the area of synthetic organic chemistry at the Bentley campus in Perth Australia.  The student will engage with a higly specialized group in organocatalysis, natural product synthesis and modern synthetic methodology. 

Student type

  • Future Students


  • Science

Course type

  • Postgraduate Research


Non-gender specific


  • International students
  • Australian Citizen
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • New Zealand Citizen

Scholarship base

  • Merit Based

Maximum number awarded



The successful candidate will receive a stipend of $25,849 per annum which will be indexed for the duration of the award.  This scholarship will be for three years with a possible maximum extension of up to six months. 

If the successful candidate is an international student, the scholarship will cover the tuition fees for the duration of the award. 

Eligibility criteria

The successful candidate will:

  • have a strong training background in organic chemistry or a related field;
  • be highly motivated;
  • have strong English communcation skills;
  • have or expected to have 1st class honours degree or equivalent;

Candidates with the following expertise are encouraged to apply:

  • organocatalysis;
  • total synthesis of natural products.

Conditions that need to be met to keep your scholarship

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Changes to enrolment

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How to apply

Application process

Interested applicants should submit your expression of interest to:

Dr Thanh Vinh NGUYEN
Early Career Research Fellow
Department of Chemistry
Curtin University

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 Please include the following in your expression of interest:

  • CV;
  • Publication record;
  • Statement summarising your interests and experiences;
  • Contact details of three (3) referees.

 For information and how to apply for admissions please visit:

**Shortlisted applicants will be asked to apply for admission.  Offer of scholarship is subject to approval of admission at Curtin.

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