Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Studentship - Murdoch University
Applications are invited from suitably qualified international students for scholarships to undertake the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Education (EdD) or Master by Research (MPhil) at Murdoch University in areas in which the University has specialised research strengths.
The scholarships cover the research degree tuition fees and health insurance premiums.
Murdoch University provides the successful applicant with a living allowance of AUS20,427 per annum (rate).
The health insurance covers the student and their spouse and dependants (if any) for the period of the Endeavour IPRS.
Under the IPRS conditions travel and relocation costs are the responsibility of the applicant however Murdoch University provides their IPRS recipients with a (partial) allowance for relocation and airfares (based on receipts).
Murdoch students also have access to a conference travel allowance once during the course of their degree, maintenance funding set by the Schools and a thesis production allowance.
An applicant must provide evidence of having achieved Murdoch University English language proficiency requirements.
Applicants must have completed a four year undergraduate degree at first-class honours level or equivalent
In order to be considered for a Studentship the admission shall be approved by the Dean of the School in which the proposed study is to be undertaken.
A candidate must enrol on a full time, internal basis for a Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy or Professional Doctorate in Education degree.
Applicants from non-English speaking countries must attach a statement from the University confirming that the language of instruction was in English and that all written requirements of the degree were completed in English.
The following applicants will be ineligible for a scholarship under the scheme:
New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.
International applicants have completed a degree at the same or higher level.
International applicants who have commenced the degree prior to 1 January and who are seeking an award commencing in the year starting 1 January unless the applicant can establish that they were unable to apply for an award commencing in the previous year.
International applicants who are currently studying on a scholarship sponsored by AUSAID or have just completed study on such a scholarship.
These students are required to return to their home country for at least one year before returning to Australia.
Australian and International applicants who have held an Studentship previously, unless it was terminated within three months of the commencement of benefits;
International applicants who are in receipt of another equivalent award, scholarship or salary to undertake the proposed study (an ‘equivalent’ stipend would be regarded as one greater than 75% of the base studentship stipend rate).
Income earned from sources unrelated to the course of study is not subject to the 75% rule.
Deadline: 30th September
For more information and application, visit: Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Studentship - Murdoch University Website