PhD Scholarships for International Students at University of Southern Queensland, Australia 2013
About Scholarship: International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) are awarded to Doctor of Philosophy international students undertaking quality research (fundamental or applied) in areas of research specialization at USQ. The successful applicants will have their tuition fees and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), as required by holders of a student visa met by the Australian Government. In addition USQ provides a fortnightly stipend to contribute towards living expenses.
Study Subjects: Courses offered by the University
Course Level: PhD
Scholarship By: University of Southern Queensland
Eligibility: To be eligible applicants must:
-be eligible to be enrolled full-time in a Higher Degree by Research at the University of Southern Queensland not be an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident (*Note: Australian permanent resident includes holders of Australian permanent humanitarian visas)
-not is an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident (*Note: Australian permanent resident includes holders of Australian permanent humanitarian visas)
-not previously have held an Australian Government-funding postgraduate research scholarship unless it was terminated within six months of the commencement of benefits
-not be in receipt of similar funding from the Australian Government
-commence the degree by the date set by the University or the scholarship may be withdrawn and reallocated to another applicant.
Selection Criteria: Applicants must:
-have applied for enrolment or currently be enrolled in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program full-time on-campus at USQ
-meet the eligibility entry requirements
-demonstrate outstanding research potential
-scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, research capacity and relevance of proposed research to USQ’s areas of research concentration
-projects involving human or animal experimentation, including social/psychological research, must conform to NH&MRC guidelines and ethical clearance will be required prior to commencement of any such project.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Duration: The period of tenure of an award is three years for doctorate studies
Cover: International Postgraduate Research Scholarships carry a yearly stipend of $30 000 per year to the successful applicant. Payments are made on a fortnightly basis over the year. The period of tenure of an award is three years for doctorate studies. Periods of study already undertaken towards the degree will be deducted from the period of tenure. Should a successful IPRS applicant be enrolled with the Faculty of Engineering and Surveying (FoES) then FoES may provide a further $3000 top up to the successful applicant.
Apply: To apply for this scholarship, applicants must complete and forward the following documentation by email to orhd-at-usq.edu.au
Deadline: 22 October 2012
Further Information: http://www.usq.edu.au/scholarships/usq/international-postgraduate-research