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UNSW International Research Candidate Scholarships in Australia, 2017

University of New South Wales is offering international research scholarships to undertake a higher degree by research (PhD and Masters by Research) in all disciplines. Three types of financial aid positions will be available i.e. International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS), University International Postgraduate Award (UIPA) and Tuition Fee Scholarship (TFS) plus a Research Stipend. Students will be considered for all of these endowments as appropriate. The studentships are only available to applicants who hold a 4 year bachelor’s degree with Honours class 1 from an Australian institution or an equivalent research qualification/experience. This qualification must be in a field relevant to applicants’ area of research. The application deadline is 18 August 2016.

Study Subject(s): The studentships are awarded in all disciplines available at University of New South Wales except Tuition Fee Scholarship (TFS) available for Masters of Philosophy (in selected disciplines depending on Faculty research areas).
Course Level: The studentships are available to undertake a higher degree by research (PhD and Masters by Research) at University of New South Wales.
Scholarship Provider: University of New South Wales, Australia
Award can be taken at: Australia

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Eligibility: The studentships are only available to applicants who hold a 4 year bachelor’s degree with Honours class 1 from an Australian institution or an equivalent research qualification/experience. This qualification must be in a field relevant to your area of research. Candidates who do not hold a Bachelor degree with Honours 1 may be considered to have equivalent qualifications if they have demonstrated research performance, relevant professional or direct research experience.
-Be an international student and meet international student visa requirements as specified by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP), including the requirement to purchase and maintain a standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) approved by the Commonwealth Government Department of Health.
-You cannot defer a scholarship. If you wish to commence a research degree in the following Semester you must re-apply through the next scholarship round. Important note: Visa applications and processing times can vary. Students should allow adequate time for processing of student visa applications.
-Be enrolled/enrolling in a full-time higher research degree at UNSW for the appropriate semester. Eligible degrees are Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Masters by Research or Master of Philosophy (MPhil).
-Be undertaking study in a subject area identified by the University as one of its areas of research concentration.

Scholarship Open for International Students: University of New South WalesInternational students can apply for these endowments.

Description: UNSW offers the following scholarships to international research candidates of exceptional research potential to undertake a higher degree by research:
-International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS): Scholarships available for PhD and Masters by Research in all disciplines.
-University International Postgraduate Award (UIPA): Scholarships available for PhD and Masters by Research in all disciplines.
-Tuition Fee Scholarship (TFS) plus a Research Stipend: Scholarships available for PhD, Masters by Research and for Masters of Philosophy (in selected disciplines depending on Faculty research areas).
These international opportunities are awarded for 3 years for a PhD, 2 years for a Masters by Research. Students will be considered for all of these endowments as appropriate. If you are applying in the discipline areas of Engineering, Business, Science or Humanities/Arts and Social Sciences and would like to be considered for a scholarship place at both the Kensington Campus (Sydney) and UNSW Canberra campus please indicate this on the application form.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): These international opportunities are awarded for 3 years for a PhD and 2 years for a Masters by Research program.

What does it cover?
-International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS): Payment of Tuition Fees and an annual stipend of $25,849 (in addition some Faculties may provide a supplementary funding for the top ranked applicants) provided for 3 years with the possibility of a six month extension provided satisfactory progress is maintained in your candidature for a PhD and 2 years for a Masters by Research.
-University International Postgraduate Award will cover payment of tuition fees and an annual stipend of $25,849 (in addition some Faculties may provide a supplementary funding for the top ranked applicants) provided for 3 years with the possibility of a six month extension provided satisfactory progress is maintained in your candidature for a PhD and 2 years for a Masters by Research.
-Tuition Fee Scholarship (TFS) plus a Faculty Research Stipend: Cost of Tuition Fees and an annual Stipend of minimum value $25,849* funded by a Faculty Research Scholarship to work in specific areas of research defined by the Faculty (in addition some Faculties may provide a supplementary funding for the top ranked applicants) provided for 3 years with the possibility of a six month extension provided satisfactory progress is maintained in your candidature for a PhD, 2 years for a Masters by Research.

Selection Criteria: Awards are made on the basis of academic merit, research experience and/or research potential.

Notification: Results released from 22 October 2015.

How to Apply: To apply for the above scholarships:
-You must apply for admission at least one day before you can apply for a scholarship. (You only need to have submitted an admission application, not received an offer of admission, in order to be eligible to apply for the opportunity round).
-Apply for the opportunity : Go to your unique URL and complete the application. Once you have submitted your application online successfully, you will receive an automatic email confirmation.
-Only one set of documentation is required to be sent to the GRS for both admission and scholarship. Submit all supporting documentation as per the guidelines. Certified documents can be brought with you when you arrive to enroll. Electronic copies must be sent by the closing date to be considered for the opportunity round (with the exception of proof of English and supervisor contact).
-Send Scholarship Academic referee report forms to two referees, with Section A completed. Your referee will receive notification when university receives the form, so please contact them directly for confirmation they have been received. Reports need to be submitted by the closing date to be considered.

application Deadline: The application deadline is 18 August 2016.

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