Scholarships for International Research Fees (SIRFs) at The University of Western Australia

International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) and Scholarships for International Research Fees (SIRFs) at The University of Western Australia

Each year the University of Western Australia offers an international researchscholarship for postgraduate students, both master and doctoral level. The selected candidates will receive a full awards including living expenses. Please submit your application before:7 March 2014.
Program Description
Applications are invited from suitably qualified international students for scholarships to undertake the degree of Master by Research or Doctor of Philosophy at The University of Western Australia. Application for a scholarship is also an application for admission to the University.

The purpose of the IPRS and the UWA SIRF scheme is to attract top quality international postgraduate students to areas in which the University has specialised research strengths and to support Australia's research effort. Successful applicants can expect to become members of a research team working under the direction of senior researchers and in an area which has attracted external resources.

Award Amount
Successful applicants will also be awarded a full living allowance scholarship and UWA Top-Up Scholarship (the total combined value for 2014 is $28,892 per annum).

Eligibility and Criteria
  • must be eligible to enrol or be enrolled as a full-time student in a higher degree by research at the University upon commencement of their scholarship;
  • must not have commenced a higher degree by research prior to 2012 unless the applicant was unable to apply for a scholarship in the last selection round due to the timing of their enrolment;
  • must not already be in receipt of another UWA Postgraduate Research International Tuition Fee Scholarship (SIRF or IPRS) or a UWA International Living Allowance Scholarship (UIS or UPAIS);
  • must have completed at least four years of tertiary education studies at a high level of achievement demonstrated by the award of a degree of First Class Honours standard or equivalent;
  • must be a citizen of an overseas country, excluding New Zealand;
  • must meet the University’s English language requirements for scholarshipholders;
  • must not have completed a degree either at the same level as, or at a higher level than, the degree for which candidature is sought;
  • must enrol in an area of research concentration and be recommended by the Head of the School in which the proposed study is to be undertaken;
  • must not be an overseas student who is currently on an Australian Government sponsored scholarship such as AusAID seeking to apply for an IPRS immediately following the AusAID-funded study. Such candidates must meet the terms and conditions of these awards prior to applying for future funding. This applies to students under the Australian Sponsored Training Scholarships (ASTAS), the Equity and Merit Scholarship Scheme (EMSS) and the Australian Development Scholarships (ADS).

Applicants' Citizenship
International students are eligible to apply

Level and Area of Studies
Postgraduate research in all dicipline

Application Procedure
Please go to the official website to find more about the application procedure

Submission Deadline

Contact Details
You may contact the scholarship provider at the following email address:
International Scholarship Enquiries 
General Postgraduate Enquiries 
Postgraduate Scholarship Enquiries 
Undergraduate Scholarship Enquiries 

Other Information
No additional information

Website and Application Link

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