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Scholarship: Project Specific Scholarship for “Perovskite and quantum dot opto-electronic devices”

Type: PhD

Value: $28,597 per annum

Location: Australia

Slots: 2

Who Can Apply: International students for “Perovskite and quantum dot opto-electronic devices”


About The Scholarship

We are looking for two passionate PhD candidates with research experience and track record in the discipline of perovskite or colloidal quantum dot photovoltaics or LEDs. The successful applicant will perform PhD research under supervision of Associate Professor Shujuan Huang and collaborate with our world-class PV research team to develop exciting new research in the area of perovskite and quantum dot opto-electronic devices.

You will have access to the state of the art nanomaterial processing and device fabrication facilities, as well as materials and device characterisation tools.

The scholarship is available to eligible candidates to undertake a direct entry 3-year PhD program.

Additional 1-year funding is also available to support exceptional domestic candidates who need to complete a Master by Research program before enrolling in the PhD program.



The minimum requirement for admission to a PhD degree is:

  • Completion of a Master of Research (MRes) with a grade of at least a Distinction level (75% or greater in second year; or
  • A Master of Philosophy; or
  • A two-year Masters degree with a major research component at Distinction level (75% or greater).

Peer-reviewed research output may be taken into consideration for admission to the program.

You must also demonstrate your suitability for entry to the program by:

Entry to a PhD will also be assessed on availability of appropriate supervision and resources.

Candidates who have not completed an MRes and do not meet the above criteria may be asked to undertake the Master of Research as a research training pathway to the Doctor of Philosophy or the Master of Philosophy.


How To Apply

New applicants to Macquarie University will need to complete the OnlineHDR Candidature and Scholarship Application via the Online Application System and arrange for two academic referee reports to be submitted to the Higher Degree Research Office.

Current applicants with a successful candidature offer less than 12 months old and currently enrolled Macquarie University candidates:

To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants are expected to have a record of excellent academic performance and preferably, additional relevant research experience and/or peer-reviewed research activity in line with the University’s scholarship rating guidelines.

Macquarie University will advise the successful applicant of entitlements at the time of the scholarship offer.

Further information can be found on the How to Apply page.



30 Jul 2021



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