University of Western Australia Dean's Excellence in Science PhD Scholarships 2017, Australia

Publish Date: Apr 21, 2017

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Dean's Excellence in Science PhD Scholarships

The Faculty of Science is offering a limited number of prestigious postgraduate research scholarships to academically outstanding international and domestic students wishing to undertake a research doctorate degree (PhD) in the Faculty of Science.

Work with our leading researchers to help bring about meaningful change for the world and humanity in the key areas of:

  • Feeding the world
  • Preventing, diagnosing and treating disease
  • Furthering human knowledge and enhancing society
  • Harnessing resources and energy for a sustainable future
  • Restoring and maintaining balance in our natural environment
  • Optimising physical and mental performance

Scholarship value

All Dean’s Excellence in Science PhD Scholars will receive a scholarship package which includes:

  • A stipend living allowance of $40,000 per annum
  • Research travel/conference allowance of $5000 per annum
  • A research operating and submission costs allowance of $5000 per annum
  • Overseas student single health cover (for international students)
  • Tuition fees

The scholarship package is awarded for three years, subject to satisfactory progress, with a possible extension of up to six months.

Conditions of award

There are a limited number of Dean's Excellence in Science PhD Scholarships and applicants should be aware that they are awarded on an academic merit-based, competitive basis.

Selection process

Selection for a Dean's Excellence in Science PhD Scholarship is a merit-based and highly competitive process. Candidates will be selected in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated academic excellence through current studies
  • Demonstrated high quality, innovative research capacity
  • English Language achievement

Applications will be reviewed and final selections decided by a committee comprising The Dean of the Faculty of Science, and a minimum of two Heads of School and academic staff.

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