Digital Futures (CRN) PhD Scholarships at University of Southern Queensland, Australia. Students must be eligible to be enrolled full-time in a Higher Degree by Research Doctor of Philosophy program in commence the degree by Semester 2, 2013. International and domestic students can apply for these scholarships. The Collaborative Research Network (CRN) PhD scholarship carries a stipend of $30 000 per annum to the successful applicant. Payments are made on a fortnightly basis over the year.
About Scholarship: The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has been successful in receiving funding of $5.1M under the Commonwealth’s Collaborative ResearchNetworks scheme for the Digital Futures – Collaborative Research Network (CRN) program. Partners in the network are the Australian National University (ANU) and the University of South Australia (UniSA).
Study: Courses offered by University of Southern Queensland in Australia
Course Level: PhD degree level
Scholarship by: University of Southern Queensland, Australian National University (ANU), University of South Australia
Eligibility: To be eligible applicants must:
-have completed a Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours, or a Masters degree (with a research component) or other qualifications equivalent to First Class Honours
-be eligible to be enrolled full-time in a Higher Degree by Research Doctor of Philosophy program at the University of Southern Queensland
-commence the degree by Semester 2, 2013
-undertake research in one of the above topics
Scholarship Open for: International and domestic students can apply
Duration: Three years
Value: The Collaborative Research Network (CRN) PhD scholarship carries a stipend of $30 000 per annum to the successful applicant. Payments are made on a fortnightly basis over the year. The period of the tenure for the award is three years. Periods of study already undertaken towards the degree will be deducted from the period of tenure.
Selection criteria: To be eligible PhD applicants must:
-be enrolled or be eligible to enrol full-time on-campus in a Doctor of Philosophy program at USQ
-commence the degree by 15 July 2013 (Semester 2)
-applications are open to international and domestic students
-International students will be liable for tuition fees and are encouraged to review the costs at Course Fee Finder web site (students will be required to enrol in RES9503 each semester)
Domestic students would usually be covered by the Research Training Scheme (RTS).
Apply: To apply for these scholarships, applicants must complete and forward the following documentation by email to orhd-at-usq.edu.au:
-CRN PhD Scholarship Application form
-Preliminary Research Project Outline
-Two Academic Referee Reports
Education qualifications (testamur and all academic transcripts including undergraduate and postgraduate)
List of research publications (if applicable)
Deadline: 28th June 2013
Further Information: http://www.usq.edu.au/scholarships/usq/digital-futures-crn-phd-scholarship