Support for students commencing their Honours year and undertaking a research project with the Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre.

Maximum value is $6,000 payable in instalments.

Apply by: 4 pm Tuesday 6 April 2021

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • be commencing full-time study in Trimester 1 2021 in one of the following degrees:
    • Bachelor of Science (Honours) 2125
    • Honours year of the Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours) 1330
  • be undertaking an eligible research topic within the Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre (listed on the “Award details” tab)
  • have a minimum GPA of 6

What do I include in my application?

To be considered for this scholarship you must complete the following sections within the application:

Study details

  • Program (continuing students)
  • Tertiary education history (commencing students)
  • Program preferences (commencing students)
  • Honours and research topics: detail your honours and research topic (eligible research topics are listed on the “Award details” tab) and identify a principal supervisor within the Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre


  • Personal statement
    • Career goals and aims: details our career goals and aims following completed of your honours studies.

You must upload the following in the supporting documentation section. (Please use only the following formats- pdf, word, jpeg or excel, we can only guarantee these formats will be accepted)

  • Supporting documentation
    • Other: Honours Supervisor Approval Form – please complete and have your Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre supervisor, who has agreed to supervise your research, sign the Supervisor Approval Form.
    • Other: If your undergraduate degree was NOT completed at Griffith University, upload a copy of your transcript.

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Maximum value is $6,000, paid in instalments. Instalments of $3,000 are payable in trimester 1 and 2 provided conditions are met.

Payments are made up to six weeks after the Census Date subject to satisfying scholarship Terms and conditions.

Eligible Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre research projects and supervisors:

Dr. Muhammad Shiddiky:

  • Developing an integrated device for on-farm detection of sugarcane diseases

Professor Nam-Trung Nguyen:

  • Core-shell beads and microdroplets as single cell analysis platforms
  • Inertial microfluidics for cell separations
  • Viscoelastic flow for mixing and separation in microscale

Associate Professor Hang Ta:

  • Development of in-vitro plaque for atherosclerosis study
  • Cardiovascular disease on the chip
  • Development of novel blood test for cardiovascular disease
  • Novel nanomaterials for diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease
  • Hemostatic nanomaterials for treatment of bleeding

Dr. Tim Gould:

  • Taming ghost interactions and strong correlations
  • Decoherence from first principles
  • Computational chemistry of excited states
  • Better benchmarking for compchem

To remain eligible for the scholarship, you will be required to:

  • remain full-time enrolled at Griffith University in the degree for which the scholarship was awarded
  • continue to undertake your research project with the Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre for which the scholarship was awarded
  • maintain a minimum GPA of 6
  • study in consecutive trimesters.

The above conditions are verified each trimester at Census date. If a scholarship recipient fails to successfully meet these conditions, scholarship payments may be withheld, or the scholarship may be terminated.

Applications, including any supporting documentation, must be completed and submitted by the closing date.

Offers are made via email.

Applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information.

Griffith University reserves the right to withdraw an advertised scholarship at any time.