The University of South Australia (UniSA) is a public university in the Australian state of South Australia. University of South Australia is a progressive international university with a 150 year history, supporting a vibrant student community from around the world.The University’s dedication to academic excellence through coursework, postgraduate research and practical based learning.
The University of South Australia is accepting applications for the 2016 President’s scholarships available from international students. A University President’s Scholarship (UPS) will cover tuition fees, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and a living allowance of at least $25,849 per year. The living allowance must be provided by the University of South Australia centre, school, division or institute where an applicant has applied. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit.
Objectives: To encourage research and development
Study Major(s): Scholarships are awarded in all subjects available by Research to Studentsat University of South Australia.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Postgraduate Higher Degree by Research (HDR) programme at the University of South Australia.
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia
Scholarship for International Students: Yes, International students can apply for these scholarships
Basic Eligibility Requirements:
- You must have a University of South Australia supervisor willing to nominate you for consideration and outstanding academic records, and be a citizen of an overseas country eligible for entry to Australia for the time required to complete the research degree. UPS are nearly always given to doctorate by research candidates but can be given to masters by research candidates in some cases. These scholarships can only be taken at this university.
- Australian applicants: Generally an applicant must have first-class Honours or equivalent to gain a scholarship at the University of South Australia. Scholarships are awarded on the basis that the candidate will be studying full-time. In some cases, candidates can apply to receive scholarships on a part-time basis if there are compelling social reasons (eg. the need to provide full-time care of children, disabled, sick, injured or elderly). The need to undertake part- or full-time work is not considered a compelling social reason.
- International applicants: Generally an applicant must have first-class Honours or equivalent to gain a scholarship at the University of South Australia. An awardee must be enrolled on a full-time basis as a candidate for a Masters by Research or PhD at the University of South Australia. An awardee shall be enrolled as an internal candidate at the University of South Australia.
- Scholarships are awarded on the basis that the candidate will be studying full-time.
Number of award(s): Unknown
Duration of award(s): 3 years depending on research area, with the possibility of one six-month extension
Scholarships include Tuition fees plus a living allowance of at least $26,288 per annum (2016 stipend rate). A UPS will cover tuition fees and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). The living allowance must be provided by the University of South Australia centre, school, division or institute where an applicant has applied. The minimum rate is the Australian Postgraduate Award base rate. In some cases, the living allowance may be provided by a sponsor or external funding provider. The benefits and conditions are based on those applicable to the IPRS; however, they may be amended depending on the source of the living allowance; any offer made will detail the benefits and conditions that apply. Travel expenses are not covered by the scholarship.
How to Apply: All application is done online.
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Selection Criteria: The University of South Australia President’s Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit.
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted before 31st August 2016.