2013, International Postgraduate Research Scholarships, University of Canberra, Australia

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Scholarship Description:

2013, International Postgraduate Research Scholarships, University of Canberra, Australia is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

University of Canberra offers international postgraduate research  scholarships to learn any of the courses for pursuing  PhD degree level. To be eligible for an IPRS, an applicant  must have completed a Bachelor degree with First Class Honours,  or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level of  attainment. Candidates who are allocated an IPRS are not required to pay  their tuition fees or Overseas Student Health Cover. The application  deadline is 31st October 2013.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are  provided to learn any of the courses offered by the University of  Canberra. Course Level: Scholarships are  available for pursuing PhD degree level at University of  Canberra. Scholarship Provider: University of  Canberra, Australia Scholarship can be taken  at: Australia

Eligibility: -To be eligible for an IPRS, an applicant  must: • Have completed a Bachelor degree with First Class Honours,  or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level of  attainment; • Be enrolled, or be seeking to enroll, as a full-time candidate  in a Doctor of Philosophy course at the University in the year for which  the award is to be allocated; • Intend to enroll in an area of research  concentration. These are areas in which the University has particular  strength including a concentration of research resources; • Be a citizen of  any overseas country except New Zealand, and not hold  Australian citizenship or Australian permanent resident status; and •  Not have consumed more than 2.5 equivalent full-time study load (EFTSL)  (i.e. have been enrolled in a  maximum of 2.5 years full-time equivalent (FTE) study)  in current enrollment in a higher degree by research at the time of applying for  the IPRS. -An IPRS will not be awarded to a candidate  who: • Is in receipt of an equivalent award, scholarship or salary providing  a benefit greater than 75% of the IPRS rate to undertake the HDR. Income  earned from sources unrelated to the course of study is not subject to the  75% rule; • Is on paid study leave; • Holds a research doctorate or  equivalent; • Has held an Australian Agency for International Development  (AusAID) scholarship within the two years prior to commencing the  IPRS. • Is in receipt of any other scholarship under which course tuition  fees are covered; • Has consumed more than 2.5 EFTSL in current enrollment in  a higher degree by research at the time of applying for the IPRS.

Scholarship Open for International  Students: International students can apply for these  scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The  University of Canberra is allocated an International Postgraduate Research  Scholarships (IPRS) each year. Applicants must be commencing a PhD. Candidates  who are allocated an IPRS are not required to pay their tuition fees or Overseas  Student Health Cover.

Number of award (s): Not  Known

Duration of award (s): The duration of a  full-time IPRS is three years for a candidate undertaking a Doctor  of Philosophy course. -Scholarship recipients will be assessed formally  no less than annually through the Annual Progress Report process for  continued eligibility of their awards. -The duration of an IPRS will be  reduced by any period of study undertaken: towards the degree prior to the  commencement of the IPRS: or towards the degree during suspension of the  IPRS.

What does it cover? The maximum value of an IPRS  in a year is equal to: - The annual course cost, as determined by the  University; plus -The cost of a standard Overseas Student Health Cover  policy approved by the -Australian Government Department of Health and Aging  and which covers the student and their spouse and dependents (if any) for  the period of the IPRS. -An IPRS scholarship recipient will concurrently be  awarded either an Australian Postgraduate Award or a University of Canberra  Higher Degree by Research Stipend to assist with general living  expenses. -An IPRS scholarship does not cover the cost of student union or  amenities fees, costs associated with overseas fieldwork, bridging English  language course or travel expenses associated with the relocation of the  recipient to take up the award.

Selection criteria: Selection of IPRS recipients will  be undertaken by the University Research Scholarships Committee on the  basis of academic merit and research potential.

Notification: Only successful applicants will be  notified. All successful applicants will be contacted up until the 20th of  December 2013.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is  electronically.

Scholarship Application  Deadline: The application deadline is 31st  October 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Degree Level:

2013, International Postgraduate Research Scholarships, University of Canberra, Australia is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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