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University of Technology Sydney International Research Scholarships, Australia

Deadline:

August 20, 2015

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International Research scholarships

The following UTS Research scholarships are available to support international students to study Masters by Research and Doctoral programs at UTS which are managed by the Graduate Research School. Applications are only open once a year. Other scholarship opportunities for international students can be found on the UTS: scholarships website.

How to apply:

For prospective students:
To apply, please submit the UTS International Higher Degree Research Application Form  for both the degree and scholarship(s) through UTS: International by the advertised deadline. UTS International has information on how to apply, and for further enquiries please contact theUTS: International Sponsored Students Team.

For currently enrolled research students:
To apply, please submit the completed HDR scholarship application form for current students (docx, 79kb) with a CV by the advertised deadline. For further enquiries, please contact the Graduate Research School.

Please be aware that currently enrolled students are only eligible to apply for an International Research Scholarship if they commenced their higher degree by research in the past 12 months, and were unable to apply for the scholarship at the same time as admission due to the timing of their application. 

For further information on the eligibility criteria for International Research Scholarships, please view the scholarship conditions below.

List of scholarships

International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS)

The International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) program is funded by the Australian Government, Department of Education. The objective of the IPRS is to maintain and develop international research linkages and to attract top quality international postgraduate research students to areas of research strength within Australian tertiary Institutions. The number of IPRS on offer varies from year to year and in 2012, four (4) scholarships were offered at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).

The IPRS covers the tuition fees for a period of two years for a Research Masters degree or three years for a Research Doctorate degree and the cost of a standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the scholarship holder and their dependant(s). Applicants awarded the IPRS must commence their studies in the year of award. Applicants who are successful in receiving an IPRS will also be awarded the Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) living allowance scholarship.

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.

Download the IPRS scholarship conditions including eligibility criteria (pdf, 89Kb)

International Research Scholarships (UTS IRS)

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. Each year, UTS offers up to 60 IRS to eligible candidates who demonstrate exceptional research potential.

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 Scholarship is not transferable to another institution.

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.

Download the UTS IRS scholarship conditions including eligibility criteria (pdf, 90Kb)

Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA)

The Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) Scheme is funded by the Australian Government, Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE). From 2011 onwards, APAs are now awarded to international applicants who have been successful in receiving an IPRS scholarship. The APA covers general living expenses for a period of two years for a Research Masters degree or three years for a Research Doctorate degree. In 2014 the amount for this scholarship is A$25,392 per annum and is indexed annually.

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.

Download the APA scholarship conditions including eligibility criteria (pdf, 158Kb)

UTS President’s Scholarship (UTSP)

The UTS President’s scholarship (UTSP) is provided by the University to international students who demonstrate exceptional research potential. The UTSP covers general living expenses for a period of two years for a Research Masters degree or three years for a Research Doctorate degree. In 2014 the amount for this scholarship is A$25,392 per annum and is indexed annually. The UTSP scholarship is not transferable to another institution.

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.

Download the UTSP scholarship conditions including eligibility criteria (pdf, 126Kb)

UTS Aung San Suu Kyi Child and Maternal Health Care Scholarship

The UTS Aung San Suu Kyi Child and Maternal Health Care Scholarship is funded by the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) in honour of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. The scholarship is open to newly commencing Burmese international students of exceptional research potential to undertake a higher degree by research at UTS in a field relevant to midwifery or child and family health nursing. The scholarship is valued at $25,849 per annum, and is provided to assist with general living costs.

Applicants should ensure that they submit the completed scholarship application with supporting statement to Graduate Research School by the relevant deadline. At the same time, the application for higher degree research for international students should be submitted to UTS: International by the same deadline.

Download the Aung San Suu Kyi Child and Maternal Health Care Scholarship application form (pdf form, 420kb)

Download the Aung San Suu Kyi Child and Maternal Health Care Scholarship Conditions including eligibility criteria (pdf, 347kb)

Applications close 20 August 2015

 

UTS scholarships office

The UTS scholarships office provides information about a wide range of scholarship opportunities for all students, including some opportunities for Research students not administered by GRS. Go to the scholarships office website to search for other funding opportunities.

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