Human Rights, Graduate Research Scholarships ,University of Melbourne ,Australia

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Human Rights, Graduate Research Scholarships ,University of Melbourne ,Australia is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

University of Melbourne, Australia is offering scholarships for local  and international applicants. Scholarships are available for students wishing to  undertake graduate research studies at the University in the human rights field  and who are able to demonstrate their commitment to the peaceful advancement of  respect for human rights. Each year the University of Melbourne offers  2 Human Rights Scholarships. The application deadline  is 31st October 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in  the field of human rights. Course Level: This  scholarship is available for pursuing graduate research degree level  at University of Melbourne. Scholarship  Provider: University of Melbourne, Australia. Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: -Applicants for the HRS must be able to  demonstrate that their commitment to the peaceful advancement of respect for  human rights extends beyond their academic studies (such as voluntary work  and/or work experience). -A high H2A (ie. 78-79% and above) is  the minimum grade average usually required to be competitive for an  HRS. -Applicants must have applied for, or be currently enrolled in a  graduate research degree* in the human rights field at the University of  Melbourne. -Applicants who have commenced their graduate research degree  must have at least 12 months full-time or equivalent candidature remaining.   -Graduate research degrees have a research component of at least 66%.   -International students must have an unconditional course offer at the  University of Melbourne for the course for which they seek the support of a HRS.  See below for local and international HRS application procedures.   -Applicants seeking a HRS to undertake a graduate research degree must normally  meet the academic requirements that apply to the Australian Postgraduate Award  (APA) or Melbourne Research Scholarship (MRS). Click here for further details  about APA/MRS Eligibility. -HRSs are not awarded to applicants who: -cannot provide evidence that their demonstrated commitment to human rights  extends beyond their academic studies -have already completed a course  deemed to be at the same, or higher, level for which they are seeking  scholarship support -as a result of previous candidature and/or prior  scholarship, have a maximum tenure of less than 12 months -have previously  received an MRS, Fay Marles Scholarship (FMS) or Postgraduate Equity Scholarship  (PES), or -have already been awarded or later receive another equivalent  award, scholarship or salary for the studies for which they seek a HRS. An “equivalent” award is regarded as one greater than 75% of the base HRS rate (75%  of the base 2011 HRS rate = $19,500).

Scholarship Open for International  Students: Local or international can apply for this  scholarship.

Scholarship Description:

University of Melbourne

The Human Rights Scholarship is awarded to  local or international applicants wishing to undertake graduate research studies  at the University in the human rights field and who are able to demonstrate  their commitment to the peaceful advancement of respect for human rights.

Number of award(s): Each year the University of  Melbourne offers 2 HRSs to applicants wishing to undertake a graduate research  degree at the University of Melbourne.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Human Rights Scholarship  benefits include: -a living allowance of $28,000 per annum (2013  rate) -a Relocation Grant of $2,000 awarded to students who are  moving from interstate in order to study at the University of Melbourne or  $3,000 awarded to those who are moving from overseas -Thesis  Allowance of up to $420 (2013 rate) for masters by research and up to $840  (2013 rate) for PhD and other doctorate by research candidates, and -paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.

Selection criteria: Selection of the HRS is based on  four main criteria: area of study, evidence of commitment to human rights over a  period of time, academic merit and strength of supporting documentation.

Notification: The HRS selection meeting will take place  in February 2013. Applicants will be advised via email by the end of February of  the outcome of their HRS application.

How to Apply: Step 1: Submit candidature/admission and  scholarship application. -Local applicants should visit ’How to  Apply (local)’ for application information. Applications should submitted  by 31 October 2013. -If you are an international applicant  visit ’How to apply (international)’ for application information.  International students wishing to apply for the HRS must: -apply for  admission (if not already currently enrolled in the course for which you seek an  HRS) and have anunconditional offer of admission for which the scholarship  is sought by 31 December 2013. Information about how to apply for admission  to the University of Melbourne is available here. Step 2: Complete a  HRS coversheet with supporting documentation -In addition all applicants  (local and international) must complete and submit a HRS document  coversheet, with the documents listed below, to Melbourne  Scholarships by 31 October 2013.

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

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Degree Level:

Human Rights, Graduate Research Scholarships ,University of Melbourne ,Australia is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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