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2015 Stephen and Helen Wurm PhD Scholarship in Pacific Linguistics, Australia

The Australian National University is inviting applications from outstanding student to do a PhD in Linguistics based at the Department of Linguistics, CH, College of Asia and the Pacific. The grant is available to domestic and international students, covering tuition fees and/or stipend in full or part. These opportunities are available for an enrollment period of up to three and a half years, subject to satisfactory progress. The application deadline is 31 August, 2015.

Study Subject(s): award is awarded in the field of Pacific Linguistics.
Course Level: award is available for pursuing PhD programme at the Australian National University.
Scholarship Provider: Wurm Endowment Funds
Award can be taken at: Australia

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Eligibility:
-The grant is available to domestic and international students, covering tuition fees and/or stipend in full or part. For international applicants, a preference is given to applicants who can also secure funding in part from other sources;
-The applicant will do research on one or more lesser-described languages of the Pacific, broadly defined to include Oceania, Melanesia, Australian indigenous languages, and South (East) Asia, in line with the mission of The Wurm Funds, with a topic of his/her choice within the scope of the departmental research interests (see http://chl.anu.edu.au/departments/linguistics for current projects and research interests of the staff members at the department);
-The applicants should have a good Master’s degree or the equivalent of the Australian first-class Honours, and a strong background in linguistics;

Open for International Students: Domestic and international students can apply for this application .

Description:  The Australian National University is calling for applications for a “Stephen and Helen Wurm Scholarship in Pacific Linguistics” for an outstanding student to do a PhD in Linguistics based at the Department of Linguistics, CHL (School of Culture, History and Language), College of Asia and the Pacific. Normally these opportunities are available for an enrolment period of up to three and a half years, subject to satisfactory progress. According to the funding available in a given year, additional support for shorter periods may also be allocated.

Duration of award(s): Normally these opportunities are available for an enrolment period of up to three and a half years, subject to satisfactory progress. According to the funding available in a given year, additional support for shorter periods may also be allocated.

What does it cover? The grant is available to domestic and international students, covering tuition fees and/or stipend in full or part.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should contact the head of the linguistics department, I Wayan Arka (wayan.arka-at-anu.edu.au) for inquiries and to develop their applications with the appropriate staff member, and subsequently submit their applications to the School of Culture, History and Language (phd.chl-at-anu.edu.au) including the following documents:
-a full CV listing educational and other qualifications, publications, prior awards and other relevant experience (e.g. work, relevant internships);
-tertiary academic transcripts,
-a short PhD project proposal (1-2 pages long),
-two letters of support;

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 August, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application