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
- 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.
RESEARCH AND RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
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.
NON TRADITIONAL RESEARCH OUTPUTS (If applicable)
Please list your top six (6) research outputs. Present documentation in the format below and begin with the most recent citation first.
STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FROM SUPERVISOR
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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