Research scholarship for SEAM training centre

About this scholarship

A post-graduate scholarship is available to study with the newly launched training centre in Surface Engineering for Advanced Materials (SEAM). The project will investigate the development of laser clad and 3D printed coatings, or other potential application technologies, for large pipeline infrastructure. The coatings will be designed to resist microbially induced corrosion. The project will include coating design, investigation of process parameters, measurement of properties as well as the study of interface behaviour by advanced electron microscopy. Applications from students wishing to study PhD degree are welcomed, and researchers with a background in either Science or Engineering are encouraged to apply.
Other opportunities within the Institute in fields such as fiexible electronics and nano-structured coatings are available for the right candidate, and enquiries from prospective students are welcomed.


$32,304 per year for 3.5 years


This scholarship is open to Australian and NZ citizens, and permanent residents of Australia.

Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for a research degree program at the University of South Australia.

How to apply and closing date

Application closing date: 30 December 2020

In the first instance, interested applicants should submit their CV and letter of application to Following the initial endorsement by the relevant supervisor, you will be required to go through the UniSA online application process.

Phone: 08 8302 3631

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