Flinders University, Australia International PG Research Scholarships FIPRS 2016
Flinders University, Australia is offering Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (FIPRS) 2016 for students pursuing their full time postgraduate studies for the session 2016.
The Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (FIPRS) are specifically intended to support international students to undertake a research higher degree at Flinders University.
A limited number of (up to 10) FIPRS Scholarships are available each year and the scholarship round is highly competitive.
The FIPRS pays the international student tuition fees charged by Flinders University for a research higher degree.
In addition, Flinders University provides the recipient with a generous living allowance paid at the rate of $26,288 (2016 rate). It is tax exempt and indexed annually.
An FIPRS student who moves to Adelaide from overseas is eligible for an establishment allowance (after arrival at Flinders) of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares, provided receipts can be produced by the student.
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Applicants must satisfy the university’s academic entry requirements for a master’s degree by research or doctorate by research.
Applicants are required to have successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Hons degree (this is a four-year degree with a major research project in the final year).
Applicants must have met the English proficiency levels set by Flinders University for international students at the time of application. Students for whom English is a foreign language will need to provide evidence of their English language competence.
Applicants must not hold Australian citizenship, Australian permanent resident status or New Zealand citizenship. Please see the attached conditions of award for full eligibility criteria.
How to Apply
All applicants are required to read the application guidelines provided below before submitting an application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted
To ensure your application is complete and competitive, please read and attend to the following:
Research Supervisor: You must make contact with an academic staff member in your relevant academic area and have an informal agreement from that person to supervise you if successful. Email evidence of the supervisor’s agreement should be included with your application
Publications: You must include copies of up to five of your publications, each accompanied with a completed coversheet; publications without coversheets will not be considered
Research Proposal: You must include a research proposal of approximately 500 words in length, outlining the problem, hypothesis or question and the methodology or approach
Complete Section A of two copies of the Academic Referee’s Confidential Report forms and forward them to two appropriate referees of your choice; if possible the referees should have an informed, personal and professional knowledge of your academic ability and be able to exercise judgment of your research potential
Any questions about the application process should be directed to the Student Finance Office via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Date of Opening: 16th June 2016
Date of Closing: 12th August 2016
Download the Application Form for this Scholarship Scheme
Flinders University Australia
Bedford Park Campus – Sturt Road, Bedford Park 5042, South Australia, Postal Address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001 (South Australia), Phone No.: 1300-354-633, Website www.flinders.edu.au