August 10, 2015

University of Technology Sydney International Scholarships for Masters and Doctoral Students Worldwide

International Research Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Graduate (masters, PhD)
Provider: UTS Graduate Research School
Country to Study in: Australia

Scholarship Description
The Graduate Research School at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) in Australia offers a number of International Research scholarships to support international students to study Masters by Research and Doctoral programs at UTS.

The following UTS Research scholarships, managed by the Graduate Research School, are available for qualified international students: 1). International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS); 2). International Research Scholarships (UTS IRS); 3). Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA); 4). UTS President’s Scholarship (UTSP); AND 5). UTS Aung San Suu Kyi Child and Maternal Health Care Scholarship.

UTS Research Scholarships for International Students

1). International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS)

The IPRS program is funded by the Australian Government, Department of Education. The objective of the IPRS is to maintain and develop international research linkages and to attract top quality international postgraduate research students to areas of research strength within Australian tertiary Institutions.

The number of IPRS on offer varies from year to year and in 2012, four (4) scholarships were offered at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).

The IPRS covers the tuition fees for a period of two years for a Research Masters degree or three years for a Research Doctorate degree and the cost of a standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the scholarship holder and their dependant(s). Applicants awarded the IPRS must commence their studies in the year of award. Applicants who are successful in receiving an IPRS will also be awarded the Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) living allowance scholarship.

Applicants should ensure that they submit their completed application, including all required supporting documentation, by the relevant application deadline. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

For complete details, including eligibility criteria, download the scholarship conditions.

2). International Research Scholarships (UTS IRS)

The UTS IRS is provided by the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) as part of its long term commitment to internationalisation with a particular view to enhancing its international links and profile in research. It is aimed at attracting high quality international students to work in areas of research strength. Each year, UTS offers up to 60 IRS to eligible candidates who demonstrate exceptional research potential.

The UTS IRS only covers the tuition fees for a period of two years for a Research Masters degree or three years for a Research Doctorate degree. The UTS IRS Scholarship is not transferable to another institution.

Applicants should ensure that they submit their completed application, including all required supporting documentation, by the relevant application deadline. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

For complete information, including eligibility criteria, download the scholarship conditions.

3). Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA)

The APA Scheme is funded by the Australian Government, Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE). From 2011 onwards, APAs are now awarded to international applicants who have been successful in receiving an IPRS scholarship.

The APA covers general living expenses for a period of two years for a Research Masters degree or three years for a Research Doctorate degree. In 2014 the amount for this scholarship is A$25,392 per annum and is indexed annually.

Applicants should ensure that they submit their completed application, including all required supporting documentation, by the relevant application deadline. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

For complete information, including eligibility criteria, download the scholarship conditions.

4). UTS President’s Scholarship (UTSP)

The UTSP is provided by the University to international students who demonstrate exceptional research potential. The UTSP covers general living expenses for a period of two years for a Research Masters degree or three years for a Research Doctorate degree. In 2014 the amount for this scholarship is A$25,392 per annum and is indexed annually. The UTSP scholarship is not transferable to another institution.

Applicants should ensure that they submit their completed application, including all required supporting documentation, by the relevant application deadline. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

For complete information, including eligibility criteria, download the scholarship conditions.

5). UTS Aung San Suu Kyi Child and Maternal Health Care Scholarship

The UTS Aung San Suu Kyi Child and Maternal Health Care Scholarship is funded by the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) in honour of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. The scholarship is open to newly commencing Burmese international students of exceptional research potential to undertake a higher degree by research at UTS in a field relevant to midwifery or child and family health nursing. The scholarship is valued at $25,849 per annum, and is provided to assist with general living costs.

Applicants should ensure that they submit the completed scholarship application with supporting statement to Graduate Research School by the relevant deadline. At the same time, the application for higher degree research for international students should be submitted to UTS: International by the same deadline.

Download the Aung San Suu Kyi Child and Maternal Health Care Scholarship application form.

For complete information, including eligibility criteria, download the scholarship conditions.

Method of Application
For prospective students:
To apply, please submit the UTS International Higher Degree Research Application Form for both the degree and scholarship(s) through UTS: International by the advertised deadline. UTS International has information on how to apply, and for further enquiries please contact the UTS: International Sponsored Students Team.

For currently enrolled research students:
To apply, please submit the completed HDR scholarship application form for current students (docx, 79kb) with a CV by the advertised deadline. For further enquiries, please contact the Graduate Research School.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for more details.

DEADLINE:
Applications are only open once a year.

Applications for the current session close on 20th August 2015. For the 'UTS Aung San Suu Kyi Child and Maternal Health Care Scholarship' please enquire of the deadline date from the provider.

PLEASE NOTE:
Please be aware that currently enrolled students are only eligible to apply for an International Research Scholarship if they commenced their higher degree by research in the past 12 months, and were unable to apply for the scholarship at the same time as admission due to the timing of their application.

Application Deadline: 20 August 2015
Open to International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in Australia for International Students

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