The University of Adelaide is offering applications for the Adelaide Research Scholarship – Painting Country: the life and legacy of western Arnhem Land rock painters at the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics (ABLE).
The full-time PhD scholarships are available to future and commencing Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, New Zealand citizens, permanent humanitarian visa holders, and international students.
Great chance to study PhD in Australia with funding support.
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Established in 1874 as only the third university in Australia, the University of Adelaide has a rich and proud history. It has been recognized among the world’s top universities for many years. Its research is universally recognized as world-standard or above by Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).
Why study at the University of Adelaide? Adelaide offers a wide range of funding opportunities for domestic and international candidates. Students will experience one of Australia’s highest-quality learning environments here.
Application Deadline: 30 April 2023.
- University or Organization: University of Adelaide
- Department: Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics (ABLE)
- Course Level: Postgraduate research (PhD)
- Award: $32,500 p.a. (indexed, 2023 rate)
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: Two
- Nationality: Domestic and International
- The award can be taken in Australia
- Eligible Countries: All nationalities, including Australia.
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded for the full-time PhD program
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- Applicants must have completed and been awarded a relevant Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in history, archaeology, anthropology, art history, Indigenous studies, or a related discipline or
- Applicants must have equivalent work experience and academic publications. Excellent academic writing and communication skills are essential. Applicants must be Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia or international student who is acceptable as a candidate for a PhD degree at the University of Adelaide.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: To apply, applicants must submit the expressions of interest to Assoc. Prof. Sally K. May via [email protected] by no later than 30 April 2023.
- Before applying for admission and/or scholarship, applicants will need written confirmation of supervisory support from an eligible principal supervisor.
- To obtain this confirmation, email [email protected] and request assistance to find a supervisor.
- Supporting Documents: Ensure applicants must include all of the following documents with the application:
- A cover letter that includes a brief statement of the applicant’s suitability and a brief summary of one or more possible research topics.
- Degree certificates
- Academic transcripts
- Translations of non-English documentation
- Evidence of English language proficiency (if applicable)
- Curriculum vitae, including a list of any published works, conference presentations, and relevant work experience and two referees
- Admission Requirements: To gain admission into a PhD, applicants will need one of the following:
- A relevant University of Adelaide Honours degree (or equivalent), with at least a second-class Honours (upper division)
- A postgraduate coursework degree that contains a significant research component and meets the minimum GPA requirements
- A relevant University of Adelaide Master of Philosophy (or equivalent)
- Language Requirement: Applicants must meet all the English language proficiency requirements.
The University of Adelaide will provide stipend and fieldwork funding and other benefits as the following:
- The successful applicant will be awarded a stipend of $32,500 (2023 rate, indexed annually) per annum.
- The candidate will also have access to financial support from the School of Humanities and the ARC Future Fellowship to support the costs of fieldwork.
- The successful candidates will be working in collaboration with Aboriginal communities in western Arnhem Land and must be willing to travel and work in remote locations, as needed.