Efficient hydrogen production through sulphur cycle scholarship - School of Mechanical Engineering

Applications close
31 October 2020
Payment per year
$10,000 per annum top up scholarship - conditional upon securing a RTPS scholarship valued at $28,597 per annum (2021 rates)
Up to 3 years for a PhD, up to 2 years for a Masters
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
International Students
Type of Scholarship
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Financial Need
Rural Regional and Remote Areas
Students with Disabilities
Supplementary Scholarships
Available In
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology (SET)
Available To

About the scholarship:

The efficient hydrogen production through hybrid sulphur cycle scholarship is funded by the Australian Solar Thermal Research Initiative (ASTRI) to support a full time PhD student who is undertaking research in Heat transfer, Reaction Engineering, Thermo-fluids or Concentrated Solar Thermal Research.


Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia or international students currently in Australia who are acceptable as candidates for a PhD/Master by Research degree at the University of Adelaide.

Eligible candidates must:

  • Have completed a relevant Bachelor degree with First Class Honours, or a Masters degree that contains a significant (and relevant) research component with equivalent academic performance.  Students who hold a degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Physics will be considered favourably.
  • Be interested in Heat transfer, Reaction Engineering, Thermo-fluids or Concentrated Solar Thermal Research.

Stipend:  The value of this supplementary scholarship scholarship will be $10,000 per annum and is conditional on a student successfully securing a Research Training Program Scholarship (RTPS).valued at $28,597 per annum. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.  Details of any terms and/or benefits can be found in the Conditions of Award/Rules.


Dr Mehdi Jafarian, School of Mechanical Engineering, Email mehdi.jafarian@adelaide.edu.au


Please apply according to the instructions in the Information Flyer no later than 31 October 2020.

Once you have been initially assessed, an application for Admission and scholarship must be submitted using the Online Application Form.

Further information on the formal application process, entry requirements for Higher Degrees by Research and admission and scholarship deadlines, please visit the Adelaide Graduate Research School website.