The University of Adelaide offers The International Postgraduate Research Scholarships for the 2014/2015 academic year to high performing overseas postgraduate students in Australia. The International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) scheme is funded by the Commonwealth Government through the Department of Education, Employment & Workplace Relations (DEEWR).
The purpose of the scholarship scheme is to attract high quality international postgraduate students to areas of research strength in higher education institutions to support Australia’s research effort.
Approximately 15 scholarships may be available in 2014 for international students from any country undertaking postgraduate research in areas of the University research strengths.
1. Applicants should hold at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Honours degree. This is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year.
Other criteria that will be taken into consideration is undergraduate performance, bachelor and honours awards and scholarships, other postgraduate degrees, publications in refereed journals, the presentation of conference papers and relevant industry experience.
2. Applications for these scholarships are always highly competitive. Generally IPRS recipients have completed a Masters degree including a significant research component and have several publications and relevant work and research experience.
How to apply:
1. It is strongly recommended that all applicants submit their application and all required documents well before the closing date. Incomplete applications at the scholarship application deadline will not be considered for a scholarship.
2. For application form visit the link below.
The IPRS provides: Course tuition fees for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only);
and Health insurance cover for students.
All successful IPRS applicants will also receive an Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) award which provides an annual living allowance of approximately $23,728 (2012 value) for the normal duration of the program.
Scholarship Deadline: 31st August, 30 November 2013
For further information on how to apply for this scholarship visit: University of Adelaide IPRS