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TitlePhD scholarships on marine renewable energies
CourseDoctor of Philosophy

We are seeking highly capable and self-motivated PhD candidates for a few PhD projects in offshore renewable energies and offshore aquaculture.


These PhD projects are part of a prestigious Future Fellowship awarded to Dr. Wenhua Zhao by Australian Research Council, to work on marine renewable energy. 


These scholarships provide stipend of AUD$42,000 per annum  (up to 3.5 years). International applicants may be eligible for an international tuition fee scholarship. 

So, your net income would be AUD$42,000 (tax free) each year.

PhD topics:  

Three PhD scholarships are available to cover each of the following topics: (1) Offshore wind, (2) Floating solar, and (3) Offshore aquaculture.

PhD requirement & duration: 

You should be able to start your PhD no later than Dec 2024, and have background in fluid mechanics or hydrodynamics,  preferably offshore renewable energy or coastal engineering.

PhD duration: 

3.5 years.

To apply:  

Please send your application including CV, academic transcripts and publications to Dr Wenhua Zhao (wenhua.zhao@uwa.edu.au )

KeywordsMarine renewable energy
Offshore wind
Floating P.V. solar
Offshore aquaculture
CategoriesOffshore Engineering
Renewable Energy
Opportunity statusOpen
Open date01 Oct 2023
Close date31 Dec 2024
Research areaEngineering
Citizenship statusDomestic
Enrolment statusFuture student


Scholarship details
Scholarship typeStipend scholarship
Scholarship valueAUD $42000
SchoolOceans Graduate School
Course typeDoctorates
PhD scholarships on marine renewable energies