RMIT PhD Scholarship in Robotic Intelligence for Construction Waste Sorting 2022/2023, Australia

Located in Melbourne, Australia, RMIT is a creative and advanced university that is known around the world for its studies and research in technology, design and business. In the QS World University Rankings 2021, RMIT is ranked 18th worldwide among universities under 50.

RMIT prides itself on being connected to experts in many sectors. Industry mentors and collaborative projects offer its graduates the opportunity to develop the skills that make employers sit up and take notice.

Its internships, placements and work experience opportunities allow students to put theory into practice alongside some of the world’s leading organizations. Students gain skills directly related to the needs of industry, whether you’re a communication design student working to the instructions of a real client, a media student working in a TV studio, a business student undertaking an internship with a leading organization or a mechatronics engineering student building a race car.

At RMIT, all international students are allowed to work part-time while enrolled in courses, which helps them cover their living expenses. They will have the opportunity to discover different cultures, meet new people and learn new things, which help them broaden their horizons.

Scholarship Description:

Host University:RMIT University Australia;
Host Country:Australia;
Study Level:PhD;
Scholarship Type:Partial Funding;
Scholarship Worth:31,885$;
Eligible Countries:International Students;
Subjects:Engineering and Robotics;
Application Deadline:The scholarship is open for the academic year 2022/2023.

The Scholarship in Robotic Intelligence for Construction Waste Sorting is available for international Students who wish to continue a PhD degree in the fields of Engineering and Robotics at the RMIT University, Australia.

Scholarship Benefits:

RMIT University will contribute $31,885 annually for a period of three years with the option to extend for a further six months.

Eligibility requirements:

In order to be considered for this grant, applicants are required to have completed a Master’s degree through research or a Master’s degree through coursework with a high research requirement, with a distinction of excellent or its equivalent, or a degree with a distinction of excellent in civil, mechanical or manufacturing engineering or another relevant discipline.

Recommended candidates: Australian nationals, permanent residents or international applicants overseas.

Application process:

Candidates eligible for this scholarship must be admitted to a doctoral program at the university.

Supporting Documents:

The following documents should be transmitted to “Professor Sujeeva Setunge” under the address “” and to “Professor Kevin Zhang” under the address “”

An interest statement has to include the following information:

  • A motivation letter of about a page describing shortly the project focus,
  • Some proof of academic achievement: a numerical version of a master’s or specialized dissertation; and a numerical version of academic transcripts,
  • A resume which contains any publications, awards and any relevant work experience.

Admission Requirements:

It is recommended that applicants have a previous degree in the relevant field.

Conditions of Language:

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate that they have a present command of English for admission to RMIT University.

  • English language requirements can be very different between programs at the same level of study;
  • The RMIT will conduct a detailed final examination upon submission of the applicant’s application and complete accompanying documents;
  • Students should be aware that if they achieve a number of different levels of English language proficiency, the latest result will be taken into account in the admission decision;
  • For Australian citizens, permanent residents, Temporary Protection Visa (TPV) and New Zealand citizens, consult the English language requirements for local students.


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