PhD Scholarship in Aerospace Engineering - Flight Safety Foundation

Industrial PhD Aerospace Engineering scholarship in collaboration with the Flight Safety Foundation

A stipend from the Flight Safety Foundation of AUD33,000 per year for 3.5 years to cover living expenses and programme fees covered by RMIT.

Applications are now open.


One (1) scholarship available

Must meet all entrance requirements for the RMIT Aerospace Engineering PhD programme including any visa requirements.


Please contact Dorian Notman ( prior to submitting a formal application.

Student from an engineering or technical discipline.

The topic is in the analysis of existing Aviation Safety Programs with a view to develop and incorporate enhanced risk management processes in line with contemporary Safety Management Systems for aviation organisations.

Prior knowledge of, or experience in, Safety Management Systems, Safety/Quality Management, Risk Management, Performance Improvement, Aviation Systems, and cognate areas will be valuable. This role will also involve a significant interaction with industry so excellent written/spoken English and excellent presentation skills will be essential.

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