University of Newcastle Scholarships, International Students, Australia, 2013/14

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Scholarship Description:

University of Newcastle 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 .

The University of Newcastle, Australia is offering scholarships for  international students. Scholarships are available to support candidates who  have an excellent academic record to undertake their research program on a full  time basis. Master’s degree scholarships are for two years and PhD scholarships  run for three years, less any tenure already completed towards an  RHD. The application deadlines are for international applicants, 31  August each year and Domestic applicants, 31 October each year.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided for  studying any one of the courses offered by the university. Course  Level: Scholarships available for pursuing Research higher  degree level at The University of Newcastle,  Australia Scholarship Provider: The University of  Newcastle, Australia Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: The main eligibility criteria include: -An  offer of admission for candidature -Honours Class One or equivalent – an  example of equivalency is a research masters degree. Equivalence may be  determined by the Head of School in consultation with the Assistant Dean  Research Training -Enrolling full time – part time enrolment is available in  exceptional circumstances where the candidate has heavy carer requirements such  as young children or an invalid parent or where the candidate has an illness  that prevents them from studying full time. Part time enrolment will not be  approved for scholarship holders where the reason for part time enrolment is  work related. Part time scholarships are taxable. -For current domestic  students – applicants cannot have been enrolled for more than 2 full time  equivalent semesters at the end of 2013 for an MPhil (unless upgrading) or more  than 4 full time equivalent semesters at the end of 2013 for a PhD. -For  current enrolled international students – applicants cannot be considered again  if they were assessed for scholarship in a previous round. -Applicants must  have provided evidence of meeting the English language proficiency level by the  closing date.

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

Scholarship Description: Research  higher degree scholarships are available to support candidates who have an  excellent academic record to undertake their research program on a full time  basis. There is one main scholarship round each year where scholarships are  awarded on the basis of academic merit including undergraduate grade point  average and extra research attainments. Up to three of the highest ranked  domestic applicants will receive a “Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship for  Outstanding Candidates”. They will receive an additional $10,000 per annum on  top of the living allowance.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Master’s degree  scholarships are for two years and PhD scholarships run for three years, less  any tenure already completed towards an RHD.

What does it cover? Up to three of the highest  ranked domestic applicants will receive a “Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship for  Outstanding Candidates”. They will receive an additional $10,000 per annum on  top of the living allowance. The 2013 full-time rate provides a living  allowance of $24,653 per annum -Most international scholarships also cover  tuition fees The Scholarship may include other benefits such as: -Thesis  allowance -Relocation allowance (if required) to the value of an economy  airfare.

Selection Criteria: The scholarships will be awarded on  the basis of academic merit including undergraduate grade point average and  extra research attainments.

Notification:  Scholarship outcomes will be  known in December each year.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by  email. Applicants  must include: -Certified copies of all academic  transcripts -A research proposal -Evidence of extra academic attainments  eg publications -If required, certified evidence of meeting the English  proficiency requirement Please note, incomplete applications cannot be  considered.

Scholarship Application  Deadline: The application deadlines are for  International applicants, 31 August each year and Domestic applicants, 31  October each year.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Degree Level:

University of Newcastle 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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