The scholarship provides an exemption for tuition fees, a Faculty-funded living allowance ($19,231 p.a. tax exempt) and the payment of Overseas Students Health Cover.
Duration: three years for a PhD degree and two years for a Master’s degree.
Application is open to students from all countries with the exception of Australian and New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent residents.
Applicants must provide evidence of English proficiency: the TOEFL computer based test requires a score of at least 232 (with an Essay Rating of at least 4.5) or a paper based test score of at least 575 (with an Essay Rating of at least 4.5); or an IELTS score of at least 6.5 with no individual subtest score less than 6.0.
Applications close on 31 August each year.
Contact details; Kirrilee Hughes, Market Coordinator, International Development Services, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan NSW 2308, AUSTRALIA.Phone: + 61 2 4921 7478. Fax: + 61 2 4921 7016.
For more information, see: University of Newcastle International Postgraduate Research Scholarships Website