UNE International Postgraduate Research Award 2017, New England


September 30, 2016


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Research Award 

The UNE International Postgraduate Research Award (UNE IPRA) is a new scholarship being offered to top quality international candidates who wish to enrol in a research degree at UNE. Candidates who would normally apply for an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) are encouraged to apply.

  • Up to 20 UNE IPRA’s are available to outstanding applicants who wish to enrol in a postgraduate research degree at UNE
  • These Awards are for commencement of candidature in 2017
  • The UNE IPRA provides a stipend of $26,000AUD per annum, course tuition fees and single Standard Overseas Health Insurance
  • The Awards are for a maximum duration of two years for a Research Masters degree or three years for a Doctoral degree
  • Applications are assessed on academic merit and research potential


The University of New England (UNE) is subject to the provisions of the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 and applicants are entitled to protection of their privacy. This means that any information the University collects about you, including personal details, academic progress details, and personal welfare information, is treated by the University according to strict guidelines. Access to your information is restricted to those staff that may need the information in order to carry out their responsibilities in your personal and /or academic interests.
Other than in accordance with any legal or academic obligation, the University will not disclose personal information about you. This means we do not release any information we hold about you such as your address, oryourresults,eventocloserelatives,without yourpermission.

The exceptions to the general application of these guidelines are the obligations imposed on us by law, Government regulation, or the requirement for normal operation of the University, which includes the following:

  • UNE releases statistical information to the Department of Employment, Education and Workplace
    Relations(DEEWR)asnotedon yourenrolmentform;
  • UNE may publish your award of a prize or scholarship;
  • When the award is conferred, applicants’ names will be published in the record of proceedings for the
    conferring of awards;
  • If you apply to transfer to another tertiary institution in Australia, UNE may release to that
    institution, or tertiary admission centre, information about scholarships awarded at this University.


INCLUDING Full name, address email address. Please ensure that you have provided a permanent address in your home country.


You will need to provide passport details and your Australian visa type and number.


All scholarship applicants must have applied for HDR Candidature at the University of New England.


Please provide your HDR candidature application details.


Provide the title and summary of your proposed research project. It is suggested that the length of the summary is between 100 and 150 words although for some disciplines this may be longer. Do not include images, tables or graphs.


Please provide details of any current study.


Where you are transferring from another Australian university you will need to provide details of your candidature (and scholarship if relevant). This will include certified proof of any leave or changes to your HDR candidature and scholarship status that may have occurred during your candidature period at that institution.
Please provide details about any other funding that you have previously received or that you will receive during your candidature. This includes details of other applications that you have made for scholarship or sponsorship funding.


If you hold or have held an Australian Government or any other postgraduate scholarship you will need to provide details including the name, duration, value of the scholarship and the institution at which you were studying. This includes non-Australian scholarships.


Please provide details about any other external funding that you have applied for or have already arranged . For example this may be another scholarship or a government sponsorship.


List ALL tertiary level studies you have undertaken including those in which you are currently enrolled beginning with the most recent. Please indicate the proportion of research in each qualification and the language of instruction. Transcripts for every tertiary program undertaken are to be attached as supporting documents.


If you have received an award please include
• Name of award
• Institution by which the award was granted
• Any monetary value attached to the award
• Date the award was granted



Please describe any postgraduate research experience that you have had over the last 5 years, whether for higher degree purposes or otherwise, e.g. research projects you have undertaken or work as a research assistant etc.(if insufficient space, please attach further information – 1 page maximum).

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY (Last 5 years only)

Please describe any employment experience that is relevant towards your higher degree research course. Include the name of the employer, a brief description of your duties and the dates of employment (if insufficient space, please attach further information – 1 page maximum).


Please list your top six (6) publications. (If insufficient space, please attach further information). DO NOT provide copies of publications. Please include full bibliographic reference for publications and indicate whether the publication was refereed. Where publications are jointly authored, indicate the percentage of your contribution. Please enclose the title page for each publication and include the Editorial Board for the publication if it is not a well-known journal or publishing house. Without sufficient evidence, publications cannot be taken into account.


Please list your top six (6) research outputs. Present documentation in the format below and begin with the most recent citation first.


All applicants must organise a Statement of Support from their Principal Supervisor. This statement should be no more than 500 words. The Statement of Support should outline alignment of the applicant’s research proposal with the School research priorities and provide a clear indication of the level of support of the student’s project.
If it is applicable this Statement of Support should clearly state if the student’s study will be part of an external grant and/or other external project or partnership.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that this Statement is submitted to the University by the closing date of the scholarship round so it can be considered with the scholarship application. There is no specific form and the Statement of Support can either be submitted direct to Research Services by the Supervisor via email to hdrdocuments@une.edu.au or it may be supplied by the Supervisor to the student for attachment to this application.

Please note the University will NOT request this statement on your behalf.

To APPLY click "Further official information" below and fill the form.

Eligible Countries
Study Levels
Publish Date
August 10, 2016
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