Dr Vincent Lo Built Environment PhD Scholarships | Urban Regeneration and Renewal in the Asia Pacific region

AUD $100,000 in total and will be payable for 3.5 years.
UNSW Term 1 2020

Dr Vincent Lo Built Environment PhD Scholarships support HDR students at UNSW Built Environment to conduct research into Urban Regeneration and Renewal in the Asia Pacific region.  

Both international and local candidates with interest in addressing urbanisation challenges are invited to apply.    

Thanks to the generous gift by Dr Vincent Lo, UNSW graduate and donor, successful recipients’ research work can help create resilient, liveable, sustainable and healthy cities in our region.   

The Scholarship will pay stipends for general living costs.  

Applications close Friday 19 July 2019.  

Key Information

Value and Tenure

The scholarship will have a value of AUD $100,000 total and will be payable for 3.5 years.

The Scholarship will pay stipends for general living costs.

Eligibility criteria

Domestic and international applicants are welcome to apply. 

The scholarship is available to new applicants only. Currently enrolled candidates are not eligible to apply for this scholarship. 

Applicants must meet UNSW entry requirements.

Tuition fees for international candidates still apply.

The scholarship is for full-time study only.

The successful applicant must enrol into an accredited PhD course of study at the Faculty of Built Environment, UNSW.  

If awarded this scholarship applicants must be enrolled by Term 3, 2020 (14 Sept 2020). 

Unsuccessful applicants are eligible to reapply in subsequent years.

Selection criteria

Academic merit 

A degree in one of the built environment disciplines such as city planning, construction, architecture or industrial design.

Quality and relevance of research proposal to urban regeneration in the 21st century with a focus on the Asia Pacific region (for more guidance on how to prepare your research proposal, please refer to the ‘How to apply’ tab on this page.

A cover letter (no more than 300 words) that demonstrates the applicant is the best candidate to receive the scholarship.

How To Apply

Learn about entry requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree and ensure to complete four steps outlined on this page.

Send applications with all required documents and direct any questions about this scholarship to Dr Riza Yosia Sunindijo, Director of Postgraduate Research, UNSW Built Environment via email: r.sunindijo@unsw.edu.au .

The successful applicant(s) will be notified in August 2019.  

Attention all international applicants! This scholarship does not cover the cost of tuition fees. Applicants can apply for Tuition Fee Scholarships (TFS) and other UNSW scholarships through UNSW Apply Online.  See deadlines for UNSW Apply Online applications and scholarships here.  The deadline for the TFS applications is 20 September 2019 for the T1 2020 start.