Swinburne University offers research scholarships in Australia for international students to undertake a higher degree by research (HDR). Awards are available in all discipline areas. The awards provide an annual stipend of $25,392 and cover the cost of Overseas Health Cover (OSHC). The award also covers to cost of tuition. The application deadline is 16th May 2014 for Mid-Year round.
Study Subject (s): Scholarships are awarded in all discipline areas.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to undertake a higher degree by research (HDR) at Swinburne University.
Scholarship Provider: Swinburne University
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia
Accreditation: Swinburne University is an accredited university. Swinburne University is accredited by the ACU, ASAIHL, ECIU, OUA.
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Eligibility: To be eligible for a VCIS, a student:
–must be an international student; and
–must have completed a Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours, or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level of attainment in accordance with these Guidelines; and
–must be undertaking a Research Doctorate; and
–must be enrolled as a full-time student, unless the University has approved a part-time VCRS for the student under these Guidelines; and
–must not hold a research doctorate or equivalent research qualification; and
–must not previously have held a postgraduate research scholarship (some exceptions may apply, contact Swinburne Research for more information); and 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
Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these research scholarships.
Scholarship Description: The Swinburne University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship (VCIS) is a new scholarship available only in the Mid-Year Scholarship Round. The VCIS are awarded to students of exceptional research potential to undertake a higher degree by research (HDR). Awards are available in all discipline areas but are only available to International applicants.
What does it cover? The awards provide an annual stipend of $25,392 and cover the cost of Overseas Health Cover (OSHC). The award also covers to cost of tuition.
How to Apply: Applicants should apply by post.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 16 May 2014. Please be advised that an earlier scholarship application closing date applies to applicants from the following countries: Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Burma, Fiji, Former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Syria and Zimbabwe. Applicants from these countries are required to submit their applications by 16th May 2014.