High Temperature Solar Receiver Technology Project - Supplementary Scholarship

Applications open
17 March 2020
Applications close
20 October 2020 - Expressions of Interest
Payment per year
$10,000 per annum (tax-exempt) - conditional on securing an RTPS scholarship valued at $28,597 per annum
up to 2 years - Masters; up to 3 years PhD
Masters or PhD
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
Type of Scholarship
Supplementary Scholarships
Available In
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology (SET)
Available To

About the scholarship

The Scholarship is funded by the Australian Thermal Research Institute (ASTRI) to support a full time PhD or MPhil student who is undertaking research in the development of high-temperature solar receiver technology.


Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia or international students and onshore international students 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 Mechanical Engineering or a double degree with Civil Engineering will be considered favourably
  • Be interested in heat transfer and fluid mechanics


Contact Person A.Prof. Maziar Arjomandi, School of Mechanical Engineering

Email:  Maziar.arjomandi@adelaide.edu.au


Please apply according to the instructions available in the flyer below, no later than 20 October 2020.

If your expression of interest is successful, you will also need to apply for a Research Training Program Scholarship (RTPS). Formal Application for Admission and Scholarship must be submitted using the Online Application Form available here - note due date for formal applications is 31 October 2020.

Please email a summary of your AGC application for admission and scholarship to your potential supervisor with “Application for Admission and Scholarship” in the subject heading.  You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing research.scholarships@adelaide.edu.au with the subject heading 'Request for application summary -High Temperature Solar Receiver Technology Project - Supplementary Scholarship'

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.