UNE PhD.I Research Award Scholarship 2018-19, Australia

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EligibilityPhD Innovation (PhD.I) students
AwardUp to AUD 27,596 per annum and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 06-12-2018   Posted By : Admin

The UNE PhD Innovation Research Award (UNE PIRA) is offered to meritorious international candidates who wish to enroll in the Doctor of Philosophy (Innovation) (PhD.I) research degree at UNE. For the shortlisted candidates, the scholarship will be a full-time opportunity for a period of four years. The students will be required to take the first and the last year of study on campus at UNE while also receiving an annual stipend of AUD 27,596.

  • UNE PhD.I Research Award Scholarship 2018-19, Australia

    This scholarship opportunity is available to students applying for the PhD (Innovation) only.


    The following perks are received by the students qualified for the scholarship:

    • The UNE PIRA provides a stipend of AUD 27,596 per annum
    • Course tuition fees 
    • Single Standard Overseas Health Insurance

    Note: The benefits will be provided for a duration of 4 years.


    All candidates are supposed to organise the following documents: 

    • Statement of Support 
    • Birth certificate, certificate of citizenship or passport 
    • Transcripts for every tertiary program of study undertaken 
    • Academic referee reports 
    • Research proposal 
    • Evidence of English language proficiency

    Note: The Statement of Support should be from their proposed principal supervisor. It is to be mailed at hdrdocuments@une.edu.au before the closing date of the scholarship or it may be supplied by the Supervisor to the student for attachment to the application form.

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    How can you apply?

    Follow the below steps to apply-

    Step 1: Before applying, go through the International Students Scholarship Application Guidelines
    Step 2: Download the application form.
    Step 3: Applications may be submitted online, by post or by fax. Find the details below-

    Online: Via the AskUNE website 

    By post:
    Research  Services  Directorate
    TC  Lamble Administration Building 
    University of New England 
    Armidale   NSW   2351   Australia

    Fax: + 61  2  6773 3543

Important Dates
  • Applications Open- 13 August 2018 
  • Submission Deadline- 1 March 2019
Selection Criteria

Applications are assessed on academic merit and research potential.

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Terms and Conditions
  • A scholarship student must be an overseas student as defined in the Higher Education Support Act 2003.
  • The candidates must not have completed a research degree at the same level as the proposed scholarship specifies, or at a higher level.

  • Selected candidates must be able to provide relevant evidence of their embeddedness in a suitable industry context, which could include government or non-government agencies, aid organisations or industry. 

  • All applicants must provide two referee reports. The University will not request reports on their behalf.

For more details on terms and conditions click here.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by January, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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