Micro Air Vehicle Flight in Turbulence Grant

If you are undertaking a PhD program by research in the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering and have been awarded an Australian Postgraduate Award from RMIT, this scholarship can provide you with further financial assistance.

Value and duration

The scholarship provides $5000 per annum (tax-free) for three years on top of the Australian Postgraduate Award awarded to you.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian Citizen, Australian permanent resident or an international student
  • have completed first class honours
  • have an interest and ability to DBF model craft
  • be able to commence full-time
  • enrol in a postgraduate research (PhD) degree within the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • be in receipt of an Australian Postgraduate Award from RMIT University.

How to apply

Applications should be submitted through the HDR application process.

Contact Professor Simon Watkins to register interest in the scholarship and obtain a copy of the proposal.

Open date

Applications now open.

Close date

Applications open until filled.

Terms and condition

Read the APA Scholarship Guidelines

Further info

The School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering is undertaking research focused on how fixed, flapping and rotary MAVs can be best stabilised when flying through wind gusts.

Further details of the USAF-sponsored research can be found on Professor Simon Watkin's website under “Research”:

Contact us

Professor Simon Watkins
email: simon.watkins@rmit.edu.au
Tel. +61 3 9925 6084