University of Newcastle Postgraduate Research Scholarships

INTRODUCTION

The University of Newcastle offers a number of postgraduate research scholarships to support international research candidates. One of these is the University of Newcastle International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (UNIPRS) which is towards Masters degree by Research or PhD degree.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

How to increase your chances of receiving a research scholarship: . Apply by the closing date of 31 August each year . Meet the Universitys English proficiency requirement by the closing date (Please refer to English Proficiency Info over page) . A Grade Point Average (GPA)of at least 5.25 out of 7 in the last two calendar years of undergraduate degree . Honours class one or equivalent . Research work experience . Research studies - points are given for a coursework masters with 20% thesis component or for a research masters . Research publications - points are given for refereed research journal articles, book chapters, research related conference publications, research related exhibitions and patents.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Host Institution(s): University of Newcastle, Australia Field(s) of study: Eligible Masters or PhD programme by research offered at University of Newcastle. Number of Scholarships: Not specified. Target group: International students from any country except New Zealand Scholarship value/inclusions: The scholarship covers tuition fees, university living allowance, and Overseas Students Health Cover. Note: UNIPRS scholarships can normally only be offered where there are supporting funds from the supervisors research grant, School or Faculty to fund a full or part living allowance. Application instructions: Scholarship applications will be accepted between 1 January and 31 August each year. It is important to read the Scholarship Information Sheet and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

PAY PACKAGE

Website: Official Scholarship Website: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/research-and-innovation/graduate-research/international/scholarships-and-costs
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