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University of Technology, Sydney International Research Scholarship, Australia

University of Technology, Sydney


Deadline:

August 20, 2016

Disciplines:

Any


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International Research Scholarship

The UTS International Research Scholarship (UTS IRS) is provided by the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) as part of its long term commitment to internationalisation with a particular view to enhancing its international links and profile in research. It is aimed at attracting high quality international students to work in areas of research strength at UTS. Each year, UTS offers up to 60 UTS IRS to eligible Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidates who demonstrate exceptional research potential.

Value and duration

The UTS IRS only covers the tuition fees for a period of two years for a Research Masters degree or three years for a Research Doctorate degree. The UTS IRS is not transferable to another institution. The mandatory cost of a standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is not covered by the UTS IRS.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the UTS IRS, a student must:

  • be an overseas student as defined in the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (Cth); and
  • purchase and maintain a standard OSHC policy approved by the Commonwealth government Department of Health and Ageing; and
  • be commencing full-time enrolment in a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) at UTS;
  • be undertaking study in a subject area identified by the University as one of its areas of research concentration; and
  • not hold a research qualification regarded by the University to be equivalent to an Australian research doctorate degree or, if undertaking a research master's degree, not hold a research qualification regarded by the provider to be equivalent to or higher than an Australian research master's degree; and
  • not have held an Australian Agency for International Development scholarship within the two years prior to commencing the UTS IRS; and
  • not be receiving a scholarship for which course tuition is a component under any other scholarship scheme to which the Australian Government makes a substantial contribution; and
  • not previously have received a UTS IRS for a research doctorate degree, unless converting to a research master's degree; and
  • not previously have received an UTS IRS for a research master's degree, unless: ii) that degree was completed and the student is immediately undertaking a research doctorate degree; or ii) the student has converted their HDR under paragraph 3.25.15 of the Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines (Research) 2010

Applicants should ensure that they submit their completed application, including all required supporting documentation, by the relevant application deadline. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

Applications

New Research Students:
Please refer to How to Apply and International Research Scholarships in the Research Scholarships section of the UTS Future Researchers website for conditions of award, eligibility and application closing dates.

Applicants must submit their completed application, by the relevant application deadline. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

Currently Enrolled Research Students:
Please refer to Research Scholarships on UTS Staff Connect for conditions of award, eligibility and application closing dates.

For further information contact

UTS Graduate Research School
Phone: +61 2 9514 1336
Email: research.scholarships@uts.edu.au
New Research Students: UTS Future Researchers website
Currently Enrolled Research Students: UTS Staff Connect

Eligible Countries
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Publish Date
June 20, 2016




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