The School of Nursing and Midwifery undertake innovative research to develop knowledge, evaluate the effectiveness and implement change in healthcare through interventions, treatments and knowledge to transform and shape policy and practice in three key areas:Safety and quality of healthcare, Improving outcomes for adults with chronic health conditions and Childbearing, children and young people.
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Edith Cowan University is an Australian public university located in Perth, Western Australia. It was named after the first woman to be elected to an Australian Parliament, Edith Cowan, and is the only Australian university named after a woman.
All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.
Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing PhD programme at the School of Nursing and Midwifery.
Study Subject: The School of Nursing and Midwifery undertake innovative research to develop knowledge, evaluate effectiveness and implement change in healthcare through interventions, treatments and knowledge to transform and shape policy and practice in three key areas:
- Safety and quality of healthcare
- Improving outcomes for adults with chronic health conditions
- Childbearing, children and young people
Award: Applicant will receive currently $27,000 AUD per annum.
The award can be taken in Australia
- Successful applicants typically have first class honours (H1) or have completed a Master degree by research with additional research output such as research publications and/or successful research grant applications and research experience.
- The successful applicant is expected to demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.
- Applicants must not have completed an Australian Research Doctorate Degree or equivalent.
International Scholarship Applicants must:
- Meet international student visa requirements as specified by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship
- Have been made an unconditional offer of a place in a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
- Not be currently receiving a scholarship provided by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID)
Nationality: Australian and international citizens can apply for these endowments.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have first class honours (H1) or have completed a Master degree by research.
English Language Requirement: All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.
How to Apply: Applicants should submit application and documentation by email. Step by step guide to applying:
- Applicants intending to apply for Scholarship should use the Expression of Interest form to determine if they will be invited to apply at least four weeks before the Scholarship due date.
- Before students apply for a scholarship, they must apply for admission into a Higher Degree by Research course. Only applicants with a course offer will be considered for Scholarship.
- University encourages all applicants to read the Scholarship Conditions(PDF) to understand the requirements on them as scholarship recipients
- Complete the application(.DOC) , including:
Outline of your research topic
Information on research publications or research grants you have received: Documenting Your Research Experience (PDF)
Academic Referees to support your application, using the PG Academic Referee Report (.PDF)
Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 28, 2016.