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RMIT University Phd Scholarship in School of Education 2018

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open31-Oct-2017
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AwardAUD 30,000 per annum for 3 years
EligibilityGraduates and Post Graduates
RegionAll
Scholarship provider contact details

RMIT University, GPO Box 2476, Melbourne VIC 3001 Australia 124 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time. Phone: +61 3 99252000

What is RMIT University Phd Scholarship in School of Education 2018?

RMIT University is inviting applications for PhD research position for the ARC Future Fellowship project 'Transforming 21st Century Creativity Education in Australasia' which will investigate the changing creative industries and education practices, for practitioners, teachers and industry professionals across Australasia.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

Eligibility criteria: 

Master by Research

  • A bachelor degree with honours requiring minimum 4 years of full-time study in a relevant discipline.
  • The degree should include a research component that consists of a thesis, other research projects or research methodology courses that comprises of minimum 25% of full-time academic year. 
  • The applicant must have obtained at least a credit average in the final year.
  • Proof of relevant educational qualifications and/or expertise that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge about the field of study and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program. 

Doctor of Philosophy

  • A bachelor degree with honours requiring minimum 4 years of full-time study in a relevant discipline.
  • The degree must include a research component consisting of thesis, other research projects or research methodology courses that comprises of minimum 25% of full-time academic year. 
  • The applicant must have obtained at least a distinction average in the final year;

or

  • A master's degree that comprises of research component with a minimum of 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent) and an overall distinction average or a master degree without a research component with at least a high distinction average; or
  • Proof of educational qualification and/or expertise that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge about the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program. 

How can you apply ?

In order to begin the application, follow the steps below:

  • Click on this link.
  • Sign in or sign up with your email id.
  • Fill in all the details.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Finally, submit the form.

Terms and Conditions

Value and duration:

The scholarship (stipend) is valued at AUD 30,000 per year for 3 years (2018-2020), and the outstanding PhD candidate will work with Associate Professor Anne M Harris on her ARC Future Fellowship project entitled: Transforming 21st Century Creativity Education in Australasia.

Project Description:

The project will provide an account of changing creative industries and education practices, pedagogies, and modes of engagement for practitioners, teachers and industry professionals across Australasia. The project will investigate trends in creativity employing regional, inter-Asian and Australian perspectives, and methodological and theoretical approaches.

Further information

The PhD candidate should nominate Associate Professor Anne Harris as Senior Supervisor and Professor Peter Kelly as Second Supervisor for the project on the application form. The applicant should also submit a research proposal (of 1000 - 2000 words), in brief, outlining related experience with creativity studies, theory and/or practice, as well as any regional, inter-Asian and Australian perspectives and networks. Examples of creative and written work (i.e., art folio) if appropriate may be included. The application must also state that the proposal is aligned to the Enabling Capability Platform (ECP), Design and Creative Practice:

  • Design and creative practice industries
  • What are the models for conceptualising design & creativity as value-creation for industry?

OR Social Change

  • Transformation in work.

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