Postgraduate Research Scholarships in the field of Cultural Studies for International and Domestic Students at The Institute for Culture and Society (ICS), University of Western Sydney, 2012 Australia
About Scholarship: The Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) encourages theoretically-directed empirical research on the transformations in culture and society in the global era. The Institute is home to a number of internationally renowned scholars, contributing to the University of Western Sydney receiving the highest ranking for research quality – well above world standard – in Cultural Studies (Excellence in Research for Australia 2010).
Study Subject: Cultural Studies
Course Level: Postgraduate research
Scholarship By: The Institute for Culture and Society (ICS)-The University of Western Sydney
Eligibility: Good Bachelor Honours degree (Class 1 or 2.1), or equivalent qualifications and/or experience. Research or professional experience in a relevant field of humanities or social science. Candidates with backgrounds in cultural studies, sociology, anthropology, human geography, cultural history, media and communication studies, Asian studies and other disciplines are encouraged to apply. International applications are welcome.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: This scholarship is open for International and Domestic applicant’s students.
Duration: The tenure for doctorates is usually three years, and for research masters two years. The tenure of the award will be reduced by any previous study undertaken toward the degree at any Institution.
Value: Tax-free stipend of AUD33, 728 per annum (with an increase for 2013) and a funded place in the doctoral degree.
Selection criteria: The criteria for allocation of awards are primarily based on academic merit. Academic merit includes undergraduate performance, bachelor Honours awards, other postgraduate degrees, publications in refereed journals, and the presentation of conference papers. When assessing applicants, the selection panel may take into consideration other relevant experience. Please provide full bibliographic details of publications.
Apply: By Post and Electronically, Submit an application form, research proposal and CV by the closing date. The application form can be downloaded from the UWS Research Scholarships website or from the link below: University of Western Sydney Application for Admission & Scholarship 2012 Higher Degree Research.
Deadline: 22 October 2012
Further Information: http://www.uws.edu.au/ics/postgraduate_study/doctoral_scholarships