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2014 UoN Research Higher Degree Scholarships in Australia

Applications are invited for fully funded postgraduate research scholarships available for international students at University of Newcastle (UoN). To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must have an IELTS of at least 6.5 and a master’s degree with strong research component. A scholarship provides an annual living allowance $25,392 p.a. (2014 rate), relocation and establishment allowance of up to $2,020 and covers full tuition fee and overseas student health. An applicant must have been made an offer of admission to a research higher degree to be eligible for the offer of award of a research scholarship. The application deadline is 31st August 2014.

About Scholarship: The University offers a number of postgraduate research scholarships to support international research candidates. Applications are accepted between 1 January and 31 August each year.

Study: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses at University of Newcastle (UoN).
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate research programme at University of Newcastle (UoN).
Scholarship Provider: University of Newcastle (UoN) and Commonwealth Government
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia
Accreditation: University of Newcastle is accredited by the Association of Innovative Research Universities, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and Association of Commonwealth Universities.

Eligibility: Successful scholarship candidates usually have:
-An IELTS of at least 6.5
-Honour class one or equivalent
-An outstanding Grade Point average
-A master degree with strong research component
-International peer reviewed research publication or research experience.
An applicant must have been made an offer of admission to a research higher degree to be eligible for the offer of award of a research scholarship.

Scholarship Open for: International students can apply for these postgraduate research scholarships.

Value: A scholarship funded by the University of Newcastle or the Commonwealth Government provides:
-An annual living allowance $25,392 p.a. (2014 rate). This amount is indexed annually.
-A full tuition fee scholarship
-Relocation and establishment allowance of up to $2,020
-Overseas student health cover

Selection Criteria: Applications are assessed and ranked according to merit.

Notification: Scholarship outcomes are known from mid December each year.

Apply: Applicants apply for a scholarship as part of applying for admission by answering the relevant questions on the admission application form. Once you have completed your application form, you may send it to by email, fax or post. Your application for admission must include:
-Certified copies of all academic transcripts;
-A research proposal;
-Evidence of extra academic attainments e.g. publications and research work experience;
-Certified evidence of meeting the English proficiency requirement;
Please ensure you attach the following documents to support your scholarship application:
-Copies of research publications, exhibitions or conference papers;
-Curriculum Vitae;
-Details of previous research experience e.g. research work experience / study;
-Any additional documents that may add to your scholarship application e.g. evidence of the award of a University Medal.

Deadline: The application deadline is 31st August 2014.

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