University of Western Australia offers Scholarships for International Research Fees (SIRFs) for international students. These scholarships are offered to undertake the degree of Master’s by Research or Doctor of Philosophy in Australia. The scholarship provides course tuition fees and standard health cover only for each semester of the course in line with the scholarship tenure and conditions. Academic excellence is the criteria for scholarship. The application opens on 01/07/2013 for 2014 entry.
Study Subject (s): The scholarship is provided to learn any of the courses offered by the UWA in Australia.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing master’s by research or doctorate by research at the University of Western Australia.
Scholarship Provider: University of Western Australia
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia
Eligibility: Applications for SIRF scholarships are rated according to the following criteria:
(a) Academic achievement;
(b) English language achievement;
(c) Research training achievement; and
(d) Proposed research environment.
-Allocation of scholarships is the outcome of a competitive ranking and selection process in which applications are scored and ranked by Schools, Faculties and the University Scholarships Committee, according to these common criteria on the basis of evidence provided.
-Please note: SIRF scholarships can only be awarded to applicants who have also been offered a living allowance scholarship equivalent to the Australian Postgraduate Award.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: International students can apply for research scholarship at UWA.
Scholarship Description: Applications are invited from suitably qualified international students for scholarships to undertake the degree of Masters by Research or Doctorate by Research at the University of Western Australia (UWA). Application for a scholarship is also an application for admission to the University. The aim of the UWA SIRF scheme is to attract top quality international postgraduate students to areas in which the University has specialized research strengths and to support Australia’s research effort. Successful applicants can expect to become members of a research team working under the direction of senior researchers and in an area which has attracted external resources.
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Duration of award (s): Postgraduate research scholarship is open for four years.
What does it cover? The scholarships cover International Tuition Fees for up to four (4) years, as well as Overseas Health Cover for the award holder only. SIRF scholarships do not cover the cost of health insurance premiums for dependents of the award holder. SIRF awardees may also be awarded a full living allowance scholarship and UWA Top-Up Scholarship (the total combined value was $28,153 per annum in 2013).
Selection Criteria: Scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic achievement.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Note: The applications will open on 01/07/2013 for 2014 entry.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 30/08/2013.