Author Topic: Dean’s International Postgraduate Research Scholarships at University of Sydney in Australia, 2015  (Read 229 times)

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The Faculty of Science at University of Sydney awards a limited number of postgraduate research scholarships for international students to undertake a research doctorate degree (PhD). Scholarship consists of the full cost of academic tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to an Australian Postgraduate Award indexed annually and is awarded for three years, subject to satisfactory progress, with a possible extension of up to a maximum of one year. Application deadline is 31st October 2014 for the 2015 semester two (commencing late July 2015).

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are awarded within in faculty of science at University of Sydney.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to undertake a research doctorate degree (PhD).

Scholarship Provider: The University of Sydney

Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Accreditation: University of Sydney is an accredited university. University of Sydney is accredited by the Group of Eight, APRU, ASAIHL and WUN.

Eligibility:

-Be currently enrolled in the final year of either a four-year Bachelors degree in Science or a four-year Bachelors/Honours/Masters degree in Science, at an international university (a non-Australian university). The final year of the degree must include a research component which accounts for a minimum of 25% of the marks awarded.;

-Have achieved a GPA greater than 85 or an average A grade, or have a relevant subject specific GPA of 90, or equivalent;

-May not be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or hold permanent residency in Australia;

-Be commencing full time postgraduate study at the University for the first time;

-Not be in receipt of any other tuition fee scholarship;

-Successfully complete their 4th year of their current Bachelors Degree in Science meeting the academic requirements of the scholarship and complete in time to commence studies at the University of Sydney in semester two, 2015.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students (except Australia or New Zealand) can apply for these postgraduate research scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The Faculty of Science offers a limited number of full-time postgraduate research scholarships to outstanding international students wishing to undertake a research doctorate degree (PhD) in the Faculty of Science. Applications are sought from top-performing students currently enrolled in the final year of either a four-year Bachelors degree in Science or a four-year Bachelors/Honours/Masters degree in Science, at an international university. The final year of the degree must include an independent research component which accounts for a minimum of 25% of the final year marks awarded. The award of the scholarship is competitive on the basis of academic merit.

Number of award(s): There are a limited number of Dean’s international postgraduate research scholarships.

Duration of award(s): These postgraduate research scholarships are awarded for three years, subject to satisfactory progress, with a possible extension of up to a maximum of one year.

What does it cover? The scholarship consists of the full cost of academic tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to an Australian Postgraduate Award indexed annually (APA stipend rates for 2014 are $25,392 for full-time students).

Selection Criteria: Selection for a Dean’s International Postgraduate Research 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; and

-Demonstrated high quality, innovative research capacity.

Applications will be reviewed and final selections decided by a committee comprising senior University of Sydney academic staff, and may include international representatives.

Notification: The final selection of Dean’s International Postgraduate Research Scholarship candidates will be completed in November. Successful scholarship applicants will be notified in December 2014. Offer letters will be issued to successful applications shortly thereafter.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications for admission to the PhD program in the Faculty of Science and submission of the online scholarship form must be completed by 31 October 2014.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application