PhD Scholarships in Polymer Chemistry

Deadline: 24 October 2014
Open to: international chemistry graduates with excellent academic results
Scholarship: annual stipend of AUD $25,392 (approx. €17,500)


The University of Queensland’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) is an integrated multi-disciplinary research institute bringing together the skills of world-class researchers working at the intersection of biology, chemistry, engineering and computer modelling. The University of Queensland’s is now inviting applications for PhD positions in Polymer Chemistry for domestic and international students. The successful candidates will receive systematic training in Polymer and Organic Chemistry, including the synthesis and state-of-the-art characterization techniques. The candidates will be housed in an excellent research environment with the latest laboratory facilities and polymer characterization equipment.


Applicants should be high-quality chemistry graduates with either Honours (1st or 2A Class) or a Masters equivalent. The requirements for the international applicants are:

  • At least 2 high quality research publications;
  • Excellent academic performance evidenced by a high Grade Point Average ;
  • Meet the University of Queensland’s English Language Proficiency (see HERE).


The scholars will receive an annual stipend of AUD $25,392 (approx. €17,500) during three years with the possibility of a six month extension in approved circumstances.


Interested candidates must apply online HERE.

The application deadline is 24 October 2014.

For any enquiries please contact Professor Michael J. Monteiro at

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