Fully Funded Collaborative Scholarships for International Students at Curtin University Australia and University of Aberdeen UK, 2018

The Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance is offering fully funded collaborative PhD scholarships in 2018. Under this scholarship, students will spend time at each institution and will be supervised by both Aberdeen and Curtin research staff.

Deadline: January 10, 2018

Country: Australia & Scotland

The Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance was established in early 2017, combining 500 years of academic strength, history and tradition at Scotland’s University of Aberdeen with the ambition and innovation of the rapidly growing Curtin University, based in Perth, Western Australia.


University of Aberdeen: Established in 1495, The University of Aberdeen has an outstanding history of pioneering discoveries which have changed thinking and practice in medicine, science, arts and humanities over five centuries. The University supports and promotes research excellence in all its many forms.

Curtin University: Curtin University is an innovative, global university based in Western Australia, with additional campuses in Singapore and Malaysia, and partnerships with institutions across the globe. Curtin’s mission is to change minds, lives and the world through leadership, innovation and excellence in teaching and research.


Sponsor: The Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance

Scholarship Benefits

Students undertaking a collaborative PhD under the alliance are offered a seamless international experience aswell as a fully funded scholarship with living stipend. You will spend time at each institution and will be supervised by both Aberdeen and Curtin research staff.

Living stipends will be awarded to the successful applicants. The living stipend is paid by the home institution when the student is studying at the home institution, and then by the host when the student is offshore at the host institution. The stipend rates are payable at the rate for each country. Curtin University will pay it’s stipend at the Australian Government RTP scholarship base rate of AU$27, 082.00 (2018) per annum.

Course Level: Ph.D. Programs

Study Subject

Scholarships are awarded within the faculty of Engineering, Curtin Business School, Science, Humanities and Health Sciences.

Eligibility Requirement

  • Meet the standard PhD course entry requirements for both institutions.
  • Australian and international students are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency in English. The TOEFL is the most frequently submitted examination score that the University receives, however, the Admissions Office will use other measures upon the applicant’s request. The IELTS, ACT, and SAT examinations may also be used.

Duration: Duration of Course

Application Procedure

Submissions should be a maximum of 500 words and emailed.

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