PhD International Scholarship in Developing Miniaturised Peripheral Nerve Interface Technology, Australia

by Matthew

RMIT University is excitedly inviting students to join the PhD Scholarship in Developing Miniaturised Peripheral Nerve Interface Technology in Australia. The application is now open for the academic year 2022-2023.

The research is aimed at developing technology for use in mice. As such, some degree of rodent handling and exposure is required for this project. The scholarship winner will get an award amount of $114,500 during their study.

Founded in 1887, RMIT University is a public research university in Melbourne, Australia. It has an enrolment of around 95,000 higher and vocational education students, making it the largest dual-sector education institution in Australia. RMIT University is ranked 244th in the list of Best Global Universities. RMIT is committed to assisting in creating a new urban and industrial renaissance in the global economy.

Why choose to study at RMIT University? RMIT is a global university of technology, design, and enterprise. It is highly regarded for its excellence in education, research, and engagement with industry and the community, and it is home to some of the world’s most technologically advanced facilities. Their international learning environment encourages cultural awareness, critical thinking, experimentation, and creativity. At RMIT, you’ll experience an education that prepares you for success, exposes you to new ideas, and equips you with the skills and knowledge to excel in your chosen career.


  • Eligible Countries: Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or an international student.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree in developing miniaturized peripheral nerve interface technology.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or an international student meeting the minimum English language requirements.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team.
  • Meet RMIT’s entry requirements for PhD.

Application Deadline: Applications must be received by 31 December 2022.

How to Apply:                                                 Students can apply for admission via the university’s application portal. After that enrolled, please submit the following documents to Prof. Flora Salim (flora.s[email protected]) cc’ing [email protected].

Supporting Documents: 
The students are required to present the following documents to the university:

  • A cover letter (research statement)
  • A copy of electronic academic transcripts
  • A CV that includes any publications awards and the contact details of 2 referees.

Admission Requirements:                      Applicants must hold first-class honors or equivalent in relevant bioengineering or electrical engineering discipline.

Language Requirement:                     International applicants must provide evidence of good oral and written communication skills.


The RMIT University will provide $32,714 per annum for a student stipend (Total for a 3.5-year term = $114,500 up to 3 years with a possibility of extension to 3.5 years.


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