The University of South Australia is inviting applications for president’s scholarships available from international students. A University President’s Scholarship (UPS) will cover tuition fees, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and a living allowance of at least $25,849 per annum.

The living allowance must be provided by the University of South Australia centre, school, division or institute where an applicant has applied. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit.

The application deadline is 31 August 2016.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in all subjects available at University of South Australia.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Higher Degree by Research (HDR) programme at the University of South Australia.
Scholarship Provider: The University of South Australia
Scholarship can be taken at: AustraliaEligibility:
-You must have a University of South Australia supervisor willing to nominate you for consideration and outstanding academic records, and be a citizen of an overseas country eligible for entry to Australia for the time required to complete the research degree. UPS are nearly always given to doctorate by research candidates but can be given to masters by research candidates in some cases. These scholarships can only be taken at this university.
-Australian applicants: Generally an applicant must have first-class Honours or equivalent to gain a scholarship at the University of South Australia. Scholarships are awarded on the basis that the candidate will be studying full-time. In some cases, candidates can apply to receive scholarships on a part-time basis if there are compelling social reasons (eg the need to provide full-time care of children, disabled, sick, injured or elderly). The need to undertake part- or full-time work is not considered a compelling social reason.
-International applicants: Generally an applicant must have first-class Honours or equivalent to gain a scholarship at the University of South Australia. An awardee must be enrolled on a full-time basis as a candidate for a Masters by Research or PhD at the University of South Australia. An awardee shall be enrolled as an internal candidate at the University of South Australia.Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these scholarships.Scholarship Description: University of South AustraliaUniversity President’s Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit. A UPS will cover tuition fees and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). The living allowance must be provided by the University of South Australia centre, school, division or institute where an applicant has applied. The minimum rate is the Australian Postgraduate Award base rate. In some cases, the living allowance may be provided by a sponsor or external funding provider. The benefits and conditions are based on those applicable to the IPRS; however, they may be amended depending on the source of the living allowance; any offer made will detail the benefits and conditions that apply. Travel expenses are not covered by the scholarship.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Scholarships include Tuition fees plus a living allowance of at least $26,288 per annum (2016 stipend rate). A UPS will cover tuition fees and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). The living allowance must be provided by the University of South Australia centre, school, division or institute where an applicant has applied. The minimum rate is the Australian Postgraduate Award base rate. In some cases, the living allowance may be provided by a sponsor or external funding provider. The benefits and conditions are based on those applicable to the IPRS; however, they may be amended depending on the source of the living allowance; any offer made will detail the benefits and conditions that apply. Travel expenses are not covered by the scholarship.

Selection Criteria: University President’s Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 August 2016.

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