Author Topic: UTS President’s Scholarship (UTSP) for International Student in Australia, 2014  (Read 426 times)

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University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) is offering President’s Scholarship for international student to pursue Masters by Research and Doctoral programs. In 2014 the amount of this scholarship is A$25,392 per annum and is indexed annually. The UTSP scholarship is not transferable to another institution. Scholarship is offered for two years for a Research Masters degree or three years for a Research Doctorate degree. Application should be submitted till 20th August 2014.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded to learn any of the courses at University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing Masters by Research and Doctoral programs at University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).

Scholarship Provider: University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)

Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Accreditation: University of Technology Sydney is accredited by the Association of ACU, Association of Australian Technology Network, Association of Commonwealth Universities and ASAIHL.

Eligibility: To be eligible for a UTSP, a student must:

-be an overseas student as defined in the Higher Education Support Act 2003; and

-be a holder of an international student visa, meeting requirements as specified by the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs (DIMA), including the requirement to purchase and maintain a standard Overseas Student Health Cover policy approved by the Commonwealth Government Department of Health and Ageing; and

-have completed a Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours, or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level of attainment in accordance with clause (d); and

-where applicants do not hold a Bachelor degree with First Class Honours in clause (c) above, the University may determine that the applicant has demonstrated an equivalent level of academic attainment. In determining an equivalent level of academic attainment, the University may consider previous study, relevant work experience, research

publications, referees’ reports and other research experience; and

-be undertaking a higher degree by research (HDR) at the University in the year of the UTSP (UTSPs are not available to applicants whose enrolment into a postgraduate research program has not been accepted by the University); and

-be commencing full time enrolment for the first time in a higher degree by research (HDR) at the University. The University may also consider students who:

i. commenced their HDR in the previous year but who, due to the timing of their application and subsequent enrolment, were unable to apply for the scholarship in that year; or

ii. commenced a HDR and terminated that enrolment within six months of commencement; and

-not have completed a degree at the same or higher level as the proposed candidature; and-must not previously have held an Australian Government-funded postgraduate research scholarship unless it was terminated within six months of the scholarship’s payments commencing; and

-must not be receiving an equivalent award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the UTSP stipend rate to undertake the HDR. Income earned from sources unrelated to the course of study is not subject to the 75% rule.

-be a recipient of an UTS International Research Scholarship (UTS IRS)

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for this President’s scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The UTS President’s scholarship (UTSP) is provided by the University to international students who demonstrate exceptional research potential. The UTSP covers general living expenses for a period of two years for a Research Masters degree or three years for a Research Doctorate degree. In 2014 the amount of this scholarship is A$25,392 per annum and is indexed annually. The UTSP scholarship is not transferable to another institution.

 Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): President’s Scholarship is awarded for two years for a Research Masters degree or three years for a Research Doctorate degree.

What does it cover? In 2014 the amount of this scholarship is A$25,392 per annum and is indexed annually. The UTSP scholarship is not transferable to another institution.

Selection Criteria: The UTSP is awarded in accordance with the eligibility requirements outlined in paragraph 1 and on a competitive basis using the respective Faculty/Institute’s scoring system based on:

-academic merit of the applicant; and

-research and other relevant experience of the applicant; and

-publications record of the applicant; and

-relevance of the proposed research to the University’s research strengths.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply:

-For prospective students: 
To apply, please submit the UTS International Higher Degree Research Application Form for both the degree and scholarship(s) through UTS: International by the advertised deadline.

-For currently enrolled research students: To apply, please submit the completed HDR scholarship application form for current students with a CV by the advertised deadline.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 20th August 2014.

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