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Postdoctoral Scholarships in Australia for International Students 2019

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Scholarships in Australia for International. Applications are open for international students to pursue PhD for the 2018-19 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline : 19 August 2018
Study in : Australia
Providers : University of Sydney
Course Level : Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Field of Study : All Subjects

Benefits of Scholarships in Australia for International:

  •  A total of 10 three-year fellowships will be awarded for 2019. Recipients will receive a $98,940 per annum base salary, up to 17 percent superannuation (pension fund), a $25,000 research grant, four weeks annual leave per year (plus generous leave loading) and return airfares to relocate to Sydney. A $30,000 bonus grant will also be awarded if fellows receive an external fellowship in the first two years of their fellowship.

Eligibility for Scholarships in Australia for International: 

  • Eligible Countries: Australian and Overseas students are eligible to apply.

    Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

    1. Applicants must have a PhD award dated no earlier than 1January 2013 and no later than 19 August 2018. PhD award/conferred date is defined as the date on the testamur.
    2. Applicants must obtain the endorsement of a proposed supervisor before applying. Refer to ‘Preparing an application’ below.
    3. Strong preference will be given to applicants seeking to join the University from another organisation in Australia or from overseas. However, applicants currently employed at the University of Sydney or other affiliated institutions (including medical research institutes) who commenced such employment after 1 July 2017 is eligible to apply.
    4. Applicants with a PhD awarded by the University of Sydney may only apply if they have held a paid position with another organisation subsequent to the award of their PhD.

    English Language Requirements for the Scholarships in Australia for International: Applicants whose first language is not English and whose qualifications were obtained from an institution where the language of instruction was not English are required to provide evidence of their English proficiency. In such cases, applicants should provide the results of a recognised English language proficiency test conducted within the last two years.

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