Thursday, 21 July 2016

Excellence in Science PhD Scholarships In Australia, for International Applicants

The Faculty of Science in University of Western Australia is offering a limited number of prestigious postgraduate research scholarships to academically outstanding Nigerian students wishing to undertake a research doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in the Faculty of Science. The scholarship package is awarded for three years, subject to satisfactory progress, with a possible extension of up to six months.

All Dean’s Excellence in Science Ph.D. 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

Eligibility: To be considered for the Dean’s Excellence in Science Ph.D. Scholarship applicants must satisfy the following criteria:


- Meet the requirements for entry to the nominated course including satisfying the requirements

- Have a bachelor’s degree with first class honours (H1) or equivalent

- Be eligible to enrol or be enrolled as a full-time student in a higher degree by research (HDR) in an area of research concentration at the University upon commencement of their scholarship

- Not have commenced an HDR prior to the year for which the scholarship is sought unless the applicant was unable to apply for a scholarship in the last selection round due to the timing of their enrolment;

- Be a citizen of an overseas country, excluding New Zealand

- Meet the University’s English language requirements for HDR scholarship holders

- Not have completed a degree either at the same level as, or at a higher level than, the degree for which candidature is sought

- Not be an overseas student who is currently on an Australian Government sponsored scholarship such as Australian Awards Development Scholarship seeking to apply for an IPRS immediately following the Australian Awards Development Scholarship funded study. Such candidates must meet the terms and conditions of these awards prior to applying for future funding. This applies to students under the Australian Sponsored Training Scholarships (ASTAS), the Equity and Merit Scholarship Scheme (EMSS) and the Australian Development Scholarships (ADS).

How to Apply: Applicants for a Dean’s Excellence in Science Scholarship are required to make contact with potential supervisors before submitting their application.

International applicants can use the online enquiry form that helps us match your research interests with potential supervisors.

International applicants must complete and submit the online application for the IPRS scholarships as advertised on the UWA website by the advertised closing date.

See Application Form

Deadline: 31 August 2016.

For More Information Visit Official Website.
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