Macquarie University IPRS & iMQRES Scholarships, International Students, Australia, 2013/14

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Scholarship Description:

Macquarie University IPRS & iMQRES Scholarships, International Students, Australia, 2013/14 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Macquarie University offers International Postgraduate Research  Scholarships (IPRS) and additional International Macquarie University  Research Excellence (iMQRES) Scholarships. Scholarships are  available to citizens of a country other than Australia/New Zealand and not  an Australian Permanent Resident. Applicants must have already  completed, or expect to complete in 2013 a research master’s degree. All  successful IPRS PhD applicants will receive 3 years of tuition fee and  compulsory health cover support. The iMQRES, available for PhD  candidates only, offers the same stipend plus tuition fees for up to 3  years for students enrolling in 2014. Macquarie University ranks applicants on  the basis of academic merit, relevant research experience and/or potential  and the University’s research priorities. Neither the IPRS nor the iMQRES  cover relocation costs. Application should be submitted till 31st August  2013.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided in  the areas available at the Macquarie University in Australia at Masters by  research degree or Doctorate by research level. Course  Level: IPRS are available for two years Master’s by  research degree or three years for a Doctorate by research and MQRES scheme  is a Doctoral (PhD) scholarship program. Scholarship  Provider: Macquarie University in  Australia. Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: Awards will only be available to applicants  who: -are a citizen of a country other than Australian/New  Zealand, and not an Australian Permanent Resident. - Have already completed,  or expect to complete in 2013 a research masters degree - Are enrolling as a  full-time student 2014 IPRS round information 3. - Will undertake a Masters  of Philosophy or Doctorate (only PhD candidates are eligible for an iMQRES) in  2013/14 Additionally:  -IPRS applicants must be  commenced full-time enrollment for the first time in a higher degree research  program in Australia. -IPRS applicants who commenced a higher degree  research degree and terminated that enrollment within 6 months of commencement  may still be eligible for scholarship. -Scholarship holders  must be resident in Australia during their award tenure, unless on approved  overseas research leave

Scholarship Open for International Students: International  students can apply for these scholarships (a citizen of a country other than  Australian/New Zealand, and not an Australian Permanent Resident).

Scholarship Description: The International Postgraduate  Research Scholarship (IPRS) program was established to maintain and develop  international research linkages, and aims to attract top quality postgraduate  students to areas of research strength in the Australian higher education  sector, and support Australia’s research efforts. This Government funded  scholarship covers the tuition fees and compulsory health cover for  international postgraduate students of exceptional research promise, for two  years for a Masters by research degree or three years for a Doctorate by  research. The number of IPRS places funded varies between institutions and from  year to year. In addition to the tuition fees covered under the IPRS program,  Macquarie University generously offers IPRS awardees living  allowance stipend, and usually supplements the places on offer via its own  scholarship scheme.

Number of award (s): Not  Known

Duration of award (s): IPRS are  offered for 3 years for PhD applicants while Master’s by research  candidates receive IPRS funding for 2 years. The iMQRES, available for up  to 3 years.

What does it cover? IPRS applicants will receive a matching  Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship stipend at the Australian  Postgraduate Award (APA) stipend rate, currently $24,653 pa, tax exempt (2013).  The iMQRES, available for PhD candidates only, offers the same stipend plus  tuition fees for up to 3 years for students enrolling in 2014. Applicants who  are offered an iMQRES need to pay for their overseas health cover upfront for  the duration of their visa, as required by visa regulations. Successful IPRS PhD  candidates will be asked to pay for their compulsory health cover for the  additional visa period upfront. Neither the IPRS nor the iMQRES cover relocation  costs.

Selection criteria: The scholarships will be awarded on  the basis of academic merit, and according to the Department of Industry,  Innovation, Climate Change, Science, research and Tertiary Education (DIICCSRTE)  guidelines. From 2014, the admission and scholarship criteria at Macquarie  University have been revised due to the introduction of the new Master of  Research pathway program being the preferred pathway to PhD research. Most  scholarships require applicants to have strong academic performance and  references and strong evidence of research capability and achievement.

Notification:  Applicants are notified by  HDRO of the outcome of the application in writing. Successful applicants are  informed of enrollment and commencement arrangements when they accept an offer  of admission to candidature.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.  Complete an application form, and include: - Original or certified copies of  all academic transcripts. An official translation into English must be included  if documents are not in English; -A certified copy of your birth or  citizenship certificate, or your ID card, or the identity page of your  passport -An original or certified copy of documents providing evidence of  any name change. - A project proposal outline with reference list (check  with Faculty/Department of interest for length) - Two academic referees: If  one is your proposed supervisor, then please obtain a third reference. A referee  report form should be forwarded to your nominated referees. Your referee does  not have to fill in information they cannot comment on, and may attach a letter  if they have additional comments for the selection committee. Each referee  should complete and return the form directly to the University no later than  13th September 2013. Due to the number of applications and reports we receive we  would ask you to please check directly with your referee if you wish to know if  these reports were sent. If time permits, we will send you an email if we have  not received your referee’s reports

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

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Degree Level:

Macquarie University IPRS & iMQRES Scholarships, International Students, Australia, 2013/14 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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