Author Topic: International Postgraduate Research Scholarship at Queensland University of Technology in Australia, 2013  (Read 295 times)

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Queensland University of Technology is offering scholarships for international students to pursue a postgraduate degree program. To be eligible for an IPRS, a student must meet international student visa requirements as specified by the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), including the requirement to purchase and maintain a standard Overseas Student Health Cover policy approved by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing; and be commencing full-time enrollment for the first time in a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) at QUT. The application deadline is 13 October 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the field of  Business, Creative Industries, Education, Health, Law, Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI), Accident Research and Road Safety Queensland (CARRS-Q), Science and Engineering and Future Environments at Queensland University of Technology.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate research degree level at Queensland University of Technology.

Scholarship Provider: Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: To be eligible for an IPRS, a student must:

-be an overseas student as defined by the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (the Act); and

-meet international student visa requirements as specified by the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), including the requirement to purchase and maintain a standard Overseas Student Health Cover policy approved by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing; and

-be commencing full-time enrollment for the first time in a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) at QUT; and

-be undertaking study in a subject area identified by QUT as one of its areas of research concentration; and

-not hold a research qualification regarded by QUT to be equivalent to an Australian Research Doctorate or, if undertaking a Research Masters, not hold a research qualification regarded by QUT to be equivalent to or higher than an Australian Research Masters; and

-not have held an AusAID scholarship within the two years prior to commencing the IPRS; 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.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The IPRS scheme was established to maintain and develop international research linkages and  specifically aims to attract top quality international postgraduate students to areas of research strength in the Australian higher education sector and support Australia’s research effort. International Postgraduate Research Scholarships are prestigious scholarships, funded by the federal Government to encourage exceptional students to undertake research higher degrees in Australia.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for three years.

What does it cover? The applicant will receive:

-Tuition fees and health-cover costs for you

-Health-cover costs for your dependents.

-The applicant may also be considered for: an Australian Postgraduate Award living allowance scholarship.

Selection Criteria: The scholarships will be awarded on academic performance.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 13 October 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application