Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems

How to apply

PhD Supervisors

PhD supervisors stamp at the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems

Australian students

  • PhD Scholarships valued at $40,849 tax free per annum (2015 rate) are available for students who are selected to receive the Fugro Scholarship in Offshore Geotechnics.  All other scholarships are valued at $34,000 tax free per annum.

  • There are no tuition fees or HECS payments.

  • To be eligible, you must apply for, and be granted, an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) which provides a stipend of $26,288 per annum (2016 rate). This will be supplemented by either the Fugro Scholarship in Offshore Geotechnics of $15,000 per annum, or a University Top Up Scholarship of $2,712 and a COFS Top Up Scholarship of $5,000 (2016 rate).  The scholarships are tax free.

  • Applications for the next round of postgraduate Australian Postgraduate Awards will be open from 1 August 2016 to 31 October 2016.

 International students

  • If you are not an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, you can apply for an International Postgraduate Research Scheme Scholarship, which provides a stipend of $26,288 per annum tax free (2016 rate). This will be supplemented by either the Fugro Scholarship in Offshore Geotechnics of $15,000 per annum, or a University top up of $2,712 and a COFS top up of $5,000 per annum tax free (2016 rate).

  • The next round of International Scholarship applications are open from Friday 1 July 2016 to Wednesday 31 August 2016.

How to apply

  1. Achieve a First Class Honours in Engineering and meet the standard admission requirements to undertake a PhD at UWA, including English language requirements.

  2. Please send your:
    • resume
    • full academic transcripts
    • details of any publications you have authored/co-authored and
    • scores of any English test that you may have sat within the last 2 years (such as IELTS or iBT TOEFL)

     

    to COFS enquiries.  PLEASE NOTE: Applications will be assessed every 3 months - 1st April, 1st July, 1st October and 1st December.  Once your application has been received, it will be assessed on the next assessment date and you will be notified shortly after of the results.  If your application has been approved by COFS you will then need to apply for an Australian Postgraduate Awards scholarship or the Postgraduate Scholarship for International Students before the closing date. 

     

    Please make sure you send all the required information listed with your application.