PhD Scholarship: Mentoring of Women in Engineering and IT
UTS is offering a stipend through its Research Training Program Scholarships (RTPS) for a doctoral student interested in beginning a doctorate in August 2018 on the following topic: Mentoring of women in engineering and IT.
The project would be jointly supported by supervisors from the UTS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Research Centre for STEM Education Futures and the UTS Faculty of Engineering and IT. The scholarship would be for a full-time candidate for 3 years, starting in August 2018 and concluding in August 2021.
Possible projects could explore the conditions that impact the persistence and success of women in STEM education and workplaces, with a focus on minority women, or women in Engineering and IT at the undergraduate, post graduate and early career stages. Related areas of research will also be considered.
UTS-funded domestic scholarship: $26,300p.a. (3 years with 6 months extension) + access to field work expenses fund and competitive conference grant funds
Who is eligible? This scholarship is for domestic students.
How to apply
Interested applicants should contact the supervisors Associate Professor Wan Ng (firstname.lastname@example.org) and/or Associate Professor Natalie Lloyd (email@example.com)
Please include details of your experience and qualifications, and a draft 2,000-word PhD proposal.
Applications through the UTS website: https://www.uts.edu.au/research-and-teaching/research-degrees/applying-uts/how-apply are required by 6 July 2018 with an Outline of Intended Research as per FASS Requirements: https://www.uts.edu.au/about/faculty-arts-and-social-sciences/research/research-faculty/postgraduate-research/how-apply
STEM Education Futures Research Centre (https://www.uts.edu.au/research-and-teaching/our-research/stem-education-futures-research-centre )
The STEM Education Futures Research Centre, set up in 2017, includes 16 senior academics, a centre manager and 17 doctoral students: https://www.uts.edu.au/research-and-teaching/our-research/stem-education-futures-research-centre/our-stem-researchers-1