Wednesday, July 19, 2017

2017 University of Newcastle Scholarships, Australia

At the University of Newcastle Australia (UON) we offer a range of scholarships to PhD and Research Masters candidates.

Applications can be submitted at any time throughout the year.

ROUND 1, 2017
Latest Outcome Date: 1 August 2017
Closing Date: 21 April 2017
Latest Commencement Date: 30 November 2017

ROUND 3, 2017
Closing Date: 18 August 2017
Latest Outcome Date: 1 December 2017
Latest Commencement Date: 30 July 2018

ROUND 1, 2018
Closing Date: 16 February  2018
Latest Outcome Date: 1 June 2018
Latest Commencement Date: 1 November 2018

Am I eligible for a scholarship?
To be eligible for scholarship you must:
    • written statement of support from a UON supervisor
    • an satisfy the English proficiency requirement (IELTS of at least 6.5, 7.0 in some disciplines)
    • met admission eligibility criteria
    • be no more than two full-time equivalent years into their PhD (or one year for Masters) at the scholarship closing date in which you are applying.
Successful international scholarship candidates usually also have:
    • A master degree with strong research component
    • International peer reviewed research publication or research experience

Key scholarship conditions
    • be enrolled full-time (part-time enrolment may be approved in exceptional circumstances. Part-time scholarships are taxable)
    • be enrolled on-campus (off-campus enrolment may be approved in exceptional circumstances)
    • scholars may only work a maximum of 8 hours per week (between Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm)
    • scholarship offers must be taken up by the latest commencement date for the round in which the scholar has applied.

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