ARC PhD Scholarship – Tellurium and selenium-bearing phase assemblages in anode slimes from the Olympic Dam copper refinery, South Australia

Applications close
11 February 2022
Payment per year
$28,854 (2022 rate)
Up to 3 years
Doctor of Philosophy
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
International Students
Type of Scholarship
Financial Need
Available In
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology (SET)
Available To

The Scholarship is funded by the Australian Research Council to support a full-time PhD student who is undertaking research in the field of critical metals from complex copper ores.  Refer to the attached flyer for further details.


Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian citizens, permanent residents of Australia or international students who are acceptable as candidates for a Doctor of Philosophy degree at the University of Adelaide.


Stipend: The scholarship will be for 3 years and has a stipend of $28,854 (indexed annually) per annum. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.



Professor Nigel Cook

School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering



Expressions of interest should be submitted to by no later than 11 February 2022 with the name of scholarship in the subject heading. Please ensure you include all of the following documents:


  • Completed Expression of Interest form
  • Academic transcripts
  • Translations of non-English documentation
  • Curriculum vitae