Macquarie University Project specific opportunities for International Students in Australia

  • Phd
  • Tuition fee offset + $28,597 p.a. stipend
  • 30 July 2021

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.


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. Refer to the Rating Scholarship Applicants section for more information about these guidelines.


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The scholarship is comprised of a Tuition Fee Offset and a Living Allowance Stipend. The value and tenure of the scholarship is an “MQRES” full-time stipend rate of $28,597 per annum (in 2021 for up to 3 years - indexed annually).


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

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

  • MUST submit a Scholarship Only Application form with supporting documents. Please refer to a Guideline on "How to submit a Scholarship only application".
  • MUST indicate the allocation number under the scholarship details question
  • MUST include ID number and full name in email subject line (in one PDF attachment)
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