Mineral Processing PhD Scholarship


Enrolment status New students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area Engineering and Computing
HDR funding type Living stipend scholarship
Scholarship value $27,596 per annum tax-free (2019 rate), indexed annually
Scholarship duration 3 years with the possibility of two 6-month extensions in approved circumstances
Opening date 14 June 2019
Closing date 14 July 2019

Scholarship description

The successful applicant will undertake a cutting-edge PhD research in particle separation, flotation, and complex fluids, under the supervision of Dr Liguang Wang in the School of Chemical Engineering.

The project will involve both laboratory experiments and modelling work. 


To be eligible, you must meet the entry requirements for a higher degree by research.

Applications are closed.

Before you apply

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them before applying.

How to apply

Apply for this scholarship when you submit a PhD application.

Before submitting a PhD application you should:

  • check your eligibility 
  • prepare your documentation and
  • contact Dr Liguang Wang (liguang.wang@uq.edu.au) to discuss your suitability for this scholarship.

When you apply, make sure that you:

  1. Enter Dr Liguang Wang as your supervisor.
  2. Tick 'I am applying for, or have been awarded a scholarship or sponsorship'.
  3. Enter 'PhD1' in the 'Name of scholarship' field.
  4. Enter 'School of Chemical Engineering' as the 'Sponsor / organisation'.

Learn more about applying for a higher degree by research at UQ

Selection criteria

The applicant will have a master's degree or bachelor's degree with 1st Class Honours (or equivalent) in:

  • chemical engineering
  • mineral engineering
  • metallurgical engineering, or equivalent.

The applicant will have skills and experience in:

  • mineral processing
  • coal cleaning
  • interfacial chemistry or
  • separation processes.  

Applicants must meet eligibility criteria for a Research Training Program scholarship.

Applications are closed.


Dr Liguang Wang
(07) 3365 7942
Applications are closed.

Terms and conditions

Read the policy on UQ Research Scholarships.

A domestic part-time student with carer’s responsibilities, a medical condition or a disability, which prevents them from studying full time may be eligible for scholarship consideration, on a case by case basis.

Applications are closed.