The Faculty of Science is offering a limited number of Scholarship for Doctoral Degree to academically outstanding international and domestic students in the Faculty of Science. The scholarship package is awarded for three years, subject to satisfactory progress, with a possible extension of up to six months.

The aim of the scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality.

The University of Western Australia is a research-intensive university in Perth, Australia that was established by an act of the Western Australian Parliament in February 1911 and began teaching students for the first time in 1913.

Applicants must meet the requirements for entry to the nominated course including satisfying the requirements.

Deadline:
Study in:Australia
Providers:University of Western Australia
Course Level:Doctoral programme.
Field of Study:Scholarships are tenable in Science at the University of Western Australia.
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Scholarship Awards:

All Dean’s Excellence in Science Ph.D. Scholars will receive a scholarship package which includes:

  • A stipend living allowance of $40,000 per annum
  • Research travel/conference allowance of $5000 per annum
  • A research operating and submission costs allowance of $5000 per annum
  • Overseas student single health cover (for international students)
  • Tuition fees

The scholarship package is awarded for three years, subject to satisfactory progress, with a possible extension of up to six months.

Eligibility:

To be considered for the Dean’s Excellence in Science Ph.D. Scholarship applicants must satisfy the following criteria:

Domestic Students

  • Meet the requirements for entry to the nominated course including satisfying the requirements
  • Be eligible to enrol or be enrolled as a full-time international student or, in exceptional circumstances and with the approval of the University, as a part-time domestic student in an HDR at the University by the date of commencement of the scholarship;
  • Be intending to enrol or be enrolled as an internal student based on a campus of the University for most or all of their period of candidature and scholarship tenure unless approval is granted for external enrolment

International Students

  • Meet the requirements for entry to the nominated course including satisfying the requirements
  • Have a bachelor’s degree with first class honours (H1) or equivalent
  • Be eligible to enrol or be enrolled as a full-time student in a higher degree by research (HDR) in an area of research concentration at the University upon commencement of their scholarship
  • Not have commenced an HDR prior to the year for which the scholarship is sought unless the applicant was unable to apply for a scholarship in the last selection round due to the timing of their enrolment;
  • Be a citizen of an overseas country, excluding New Zealand
  • Meet the University’s English language requirements for HDR scholarship holders
  • Not have completed a degree either at the same level as, or at a higher level than, the degree for which candidature is sought
  • Not be an overseas student who is currently on an Australian Government sponsored scholarship such as Australian Awards Development Scholarship seeking to apply for an IPRS immediately following the Australian Awards Development Scholarship funded study. Such candidates must meet the terms and conditions of these awards prior to applying for future funding. This applies to students under the Australian Sponsored Training Scholarships (ASTAS), the Equity and Merit Scholarship Scheme (EMSS) and the Australian Development Scholarships (ADS).

Nationality:

Australian and international applicants are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree in relevant subject.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.


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