Swinburne University Chancellor’s Research Scholarship (CRS) in Australia, 2014

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Swinburne University of Technology is offering Chancellor’s Research Scholarship (CRS) for pursuing higher degree by research (HDR) at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia for the duration of three years. Chancellors Research Scholarships are open to all research doctorate applicants (international, Australian and New Zealand citizens). The scholarship covers tuition fees and provides an annual stipend of $30,000, an Establishment Grant of up to $3,000 and up to $5000 for a 6 month overseas placement in a collaborating laboratory or organization nominated by Swinburne. The application deadline is 16 May 2014 for mid year round.

Study Subject (s): This scholarship is available for the courses offered by the University.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing higher degree by research (HDR) at Swinburne University of Technology.
Scholarship Provider: Swinburne University of Technology
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility:
-Local or international students are applicable for the Scholarship.
-Students must meet the University’s enrollment eligibility criteria including language proficiency.
-Students must have completed a Bachelor’s Degree with First Class Honour.
-Students must be undertaking a Research Doctorate.
-Students must be enrolled for a full-time program, unless the university has approved a part-time CRS for the student under these Guidelines.
-Students must not previously have held a postgraduate research scholarship (some exceptions may apply, contact winburne Research for more information).
-Students must not be receiving an equivalent award, scholarship (excluding an IPRS) or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the APA stipend rate, to undertake the HDR. Income from sources unrelated to the course of study is permitted but must be within the confines of HDR policy section 7.9 ‘Employment Commitments.
-Students must undertake a 6 month overseas research placement at an institution identified and approved by Swinburne University.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International, Australian and New Zealand citizens can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Swinburne University Chancellor’s Research Scholarship (CRS ) is the University’s premier research award. They are awarded to students of exceptional research potential to undertake a higher degree by research (HDR). The successful applicants will become members of a research team working under the direction of senior researchers. The awards provide an annual stipend of $30,000, an Establishment Grant of up to $3,000 and up to $5000 for a 6 month overseas placement in a collaborating laboratory or organization nominated by Swinburne. This overseas placement is a condition of the award. The scholarship also covers tuition fees.

Number of awards (s): Not Known

Duration of award (s): Scholarship is offered for 3 years.

What does it cover? The awards provide an annual stipend of $30,000, an Establishment Grant of up to $3,000 and up to $5000 for a 6 month overseas placement in a collaborating laboratory or organization nominated by Swinburne. This overseas placement is a condition of the award. The scholarship also covers tuition fees.

Selection Criteria: Swinburne University monitors students’ ongoing eligibility to ensure that the students continue to meet the eligibility requirements set out in these Guidelines and University policies as they relate to HDR students. Continuation of the scholarship is dependent on the student maintaining satisfactory progress.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: If you wish to be considered for a scholarship you must complete the scholarship portion of the candidature application form. Research degree candidature is considered all year round. Visit the application page for information on applying for a research degree.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 16 May 2014 for mid year round.

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