2011 Elite Research Scholarships at the University of Tasmania, Australia

Started by sparrow, Mar 12, 2011, 07:56 AM


The University of Tasmania has over 100 Elite Research Scholarships for PhD candidates in areas we excel in: the health and medical sciences, natural, physical and applied sciences, as well as business and management, regional development, education and the humanities.

Elite Research Scholarships are valued at $30k per annum tax-free, and are available for three years, with a possible six-month extension.

We also support our PhD candidates with a suite of practical resources throughout their Higher Degrees by Research including laptops, opportunities for performance-based scholarship top ups, cloud data storage, a conference support fund, generic skilling and supportive candidature management which help each candidate navigate their own research path.

If you have an outstanding academic record and a passion for research we probably have an Elite Research Scholarship for you.


Minimum Entry Requirements

- Doctoral Candidature
Successful applicants for doctoral candidature will generally have a Bachelors degree with first class honours (including the completion of a substantial research thesis) or sector based experience to an equivalent standard.

- Masters Candidature
Successful applicants for Masters by Research Candidature will generally have a Bachelors degree with upper second class honours (including the completion of a research thesis) or sector based experience to an equivalent standard

English Language Requirements

English is the language of instruction at UTAS. All applicants for whom English is not their first language will be required to provide evidence that they are able to read, write, speak and understand English to a sufficient standard before commencing their higher degree by research. Proof of English language ability may be demonstrated in one of the following ways:
   an IELTS overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0
   a minimum total score of 600  together with a Test of Written English (TWE)  score of 4.5 or more on the paper based TOEFL
   a minimum total score of 92 together with a minimum score of 20 in each individual section of the internet based TOEFL
   PTE Academic 58 with no score lower than 50
   completion of  a course of study, of at least two years' duration, from an accredited University in a country where English is an official language.The study must have been instructed and examined in English. Studies must have been completed within the last two years and evidence in the form of a letter or certificate issued by the university Registrar's office will need to be provided.


Application Forms

To be completed by the Applicant -
Application for Admission and Scholarship for Higher Degree Research Candidature [WORD 558KB] [PDF 223KB]

To be completed by the nominated Referee(s) -
Referee Report Form [WORD 370KB] [PDF 98KB]

To be completed by the proposed School of enrolment -
School Recommendation on an Application for Admission and Scholarship [WORD 852KB] [PDF 206KB]

Course and Unit Code Information [WORD 584KB]

Applications remain open throughout 2011.

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