The ability of advanced additive manufacturing machine that also can also function as a milling tool to optimise both surface and mechanical properties will be determined.

Value and duration

The scholarship will provide a stipend of $32,304 per annum. Successful international applicants will be provided with a tuition fee scholarship that also covers the cost of Overseas Student Heath Cover.

The duration of this scholarship is 3 years with the possibility of a six month extension.

Number of scholarships available



To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

It is preferred that applicants have an honours or 4 year degree in manufacturing, mechanical or materials engineering.

How to apply

Please send expressions of interest and enquiries to Prof Ivan Cole at,.

Expressions of interest should contain the following information:

  • A one-page summary justifying the applicant’s suitability for the role
  • An academic CV
  • Transcript of qualifying degree

Open date

Applications are now open.

Close date

Applications close 5pm AEST Friday 26 July 2019, or when a candidate is selected.

Terms and conditions

RMIT's standard research scholarship terms and conditions will apply to this scholarship.

Further information

The Scholarships are part of ARC Training Centre for Surface Enhanced Advanced Manufacturing and will join more than 20 students over 3 leading Australian Universities.

The project will be with Romar Engineering and the PhD candidate will be expected to spend some time in Sydney.


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