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International Postgraduate Research Scholarship, Australia 2016

Deadline: 31-Jul-2016

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Description

International Postgraduate Research Scholarships are funded by the Australian Government and awarded to international students wishing to undertake a research degree at Deakin University.

Application period/Closing date

Applications open 1 February and close 31 July.

Value and benefits 

  • A stipend of $25,849 per annum tax exempt (2015 rate)
  • A relocation allowance of up to $1840 (2015 rate) awarded to students who are moving from interstate or overseas in order to study at Deakin
  • Paid sick, maternity and parental leave
  • Tuition fee coverage
  • Student Overseas Health Cover
  • Commencing IPRS recipients may also be eligible for an Australian Postgraduate Award.

Eligibility

The IPRS are open to international students. Successful applicants must have achieved a first class Honours degree or equivalent. Awards are only available to those who will be undertaking a Masters or Doctoral degree full-time in 2015 and have applied for, or are currently enrolled in, a Higher Degree by Research. Applicants who have commenced their research degree must have at least 12 months full-time or equivalent candidature remaining. Applicants who have previously held an IPRS for six months or more cannot be considered for another IPRS, APA or DUPR.

The primary criterion is a high standard of Honours (a year of assessed research following an undergraduate course) or its equivalent. Equivalence could include:

  • research Masters' degree with at least 2/3 of the degree comprising a thesis graded at 80%+
  • coursework Masters' degrees or graduate diplomas which includes a research project or thesis of 10,000 to 20,000 words to 80%+ standard and research methodology units
  • comparable qualifications from international universities including a research project or thesis of 10,000 to 20,000 words and GPA 80%+ standard
  • relevant postgraduate research experience
  • independently refereed journal articles, publications, or conference papers
  • professional reporting or prior learning
  • research related awards or prizes
  • other evidence of research ability.

How to apply?

Application can be done online only.

More Information

The value and benefits of these scholarship are -
 

  • A stipend of $25,849 per annum tax exempt (2015 rate)
  • A relocation allowance of up to $1840 (2015 rate) awarded to students who are moving from interstate or overseas in order to study at Deakin
  • Paid sick, maternity and parental leave
  • Tuition fee coverage
  • Student Overseas Health Cover
  • Commencing IPRS recipients may also be eligible for an Australian Postgraduate Award

 The eligibility criteria are –
 

  • research Masters' degree with at least 2/3 of the degree comprising a thesis graded at 80%+
  • coursework Masters' degrees or graduate diplomas which includes a research project or thesis of 10,000 to 20,000 words to 80%+ standard and research methodology units
  • comparable qualifications from international universities including a research project or thesis of 10,000 to 20,000 words and GPA 80%+ standard
  • relevant postgraduate research experience
  • independently refereed journal articles, publications, or conference papers
  • professional reporting or prior learning
  • research related awards or prizes
  • other evidence of research ability.

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