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Postgraduate Research Scholarships - International

Applications for scholarship are part of the online application for admission into a Higher Degree by Research program, unless otherwise stated.

Please note that failure to supply mandatory documentation may mean that you miss the deadlines for scholarship consideration. It may also result in administrative withdrawal of your application.

University Managed Opportunities
Closes 31 October
(semester 1 intake) and
15 May
(semester 2 intake)
  • ARC Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production University of Adelaide & Charles Sturt University

    Applications are invited for scholarships leading to the degree of either PhD or MSc.  Up to 13 students will be based in the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine at the University of Adelaide (Waite Campus, SA) and up to 3 in the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre at Charles Sturt University (Wagga Wagga, NSW). Information on projects currently available can be found on the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production (TC IWP) website https://www.arcwinecentre.org.au/joinus/

    The scholarships are supported by the Australian Research Council, Industrial Transformation Research Program (IC170100008).

    Fields of Study: Plant science/physiology, viticulture, genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology, oenology, organic/analytical chemistry, food science, fermentation and process technology and wine sensory science.

    Eligibility: Positions are open to both domestic and international applicants.  Applicants will need to have completed an Honours or Masters degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field, with at least one year of research experience, and have achieved a high level result. Applicants will also need to meet the relevant Universities eligibility conditions. Please note that students may be required to meet a minimum English language proficiency for entry.  University of Adelaide information available here.

    Stipend: Training Centre PhD and MPhil scholarships will be for a period of three or two years respectively and receive an indicative stipend of AUD$32,304 per annum.  Students appointed to projects at Charles Sturt University will be eligible for a top-up, making a combined stipend plus top-up value of $35,000 per annum. Stipends are likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval. Tuition fee waivers may be available for exceptional international students, who meet the minimum English language proficiency requirements. Eligibility for a tuition fee waiver will be assessed on a case by case basis.

    Enquiries: General enquiries regarding the application process should be directed to TC Manager Dr Joanna Sundstrom.

    Applying: Applicants are strongly encouraged to first discuss their eligibility and suitability for projects with the relevant project contact shown in each case on the ARC TC IWP website.  Applications for Admission and Scholarship must be submitted using the appropriate Online Application Form available at

    • University of Adelaide projects: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/graduatecentre/admission/apply-now/
      • Domestic Applicants must apply for admission and scholarship using the online form.
      • International Applicantsmust select Scholarship Provided by an External Body in the Source of Financial Support section and enter the following:
        • Name of Award: ARC Industrial Transformation Research Program Innovative Wine Production Scholarship
        • Funding Body: ARC/University of Adelaide
        • Type of Sponsor: Other
        • Status of Sponsorship: Applied for
        • Submission Date: Date of your application
        • Deadline to Receive Offer Letter: 31/12/2018
      • Domestic and International Applicants: within the Research Interests section of the online application, all applicants should clearly indicate as a first line heading the project ID(s) you wish to be considered for.
    • Charles Sturt University projects:
      Applicants must apply on-line for admission to a PhD program (http://www.csu.edu.au/research-csu/how-to-apply).  To be considered for a Training Centre scholarship at CSU, applicants should discuss how to apply with the relevant project contact shown in each case on the ARC TC IWP website.

    Closing date: Applications remain open until all projects are filled.

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Round 1, 2, and 3
  • Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship

    The University of Adelaide offers a number of Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships to outstanding international graduates from any country to commence their education via a Masters or Doctorate degree by research.  Awards for international RTP recipients are prioritised for those undertaking research in areas of University research strength.

    Eligibility:

    • Applicants must be international students who are acceptable to commence a Masters or Doctorate by research degree at the University of Adelaide. 
      • Citizens and Permanent Residents of Australia, and citizens of New Zealand are ineligible.
      • Successful recipients are required to apply and enrol in their intended program of study at The University of Adelaide as 'international students' to retain their scholarship.
    • Applicants are required to provide evidence of meeting the University of Adelaide’s English language proficiency requirements for direct entry by the application deadline.
    • Applicants with a qualification in progress will not be eligible for consideration until the qualification has been satisfactorily completed (and acceptable evidence provided) or evidence of withdrawal has been provided.
    • Applicants are required to have successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian Honours degree. (In Australia an Honours degree is generally a one year qualification taken after an undergraduate degree and involves further study in a particular discipline area. In some areas, Honours is available as part of the final year of a four year undergraduate degree. It is recognised as a prestigious qualification that further develops research, writing and organisational skills. It also demonstrates an ability to undertake high-level study. 
    • Successful recipients must commence study at the University of Adelaide in the semester the scholarship is offered. It is not possible to defer the award.
    • International applicants are not eligible if they have already commenced the degree for which they are seeking an award.
    • The offer of a scholarship is contingent upon a student not being offered another award by the Commonwealth of Australia, the University of Adelaide, or an overseas sponsor. The University reserves the right to withdraw an offer of a scholarship at any time prior to enrolment if it is advised that an awardee has been offered a scholarship equal to or in excess of the financial value of the award offered by the University.
    • NOTE: If an applicant has previously been awarded an international higher degree by research scholarship by the University of Adelaide, and failed to successfully complete the corresponding academic program, that applicant will not be reconsidered for any future international higher degree by research scholarships.

    Benefits

    • Research Training Program Fee Offset: Provides a fee offset scholarship which covers the cost of tuition fees as a higher degree by research student of the University of Adelaide for the standard duration of the academic program (Research Master: up to 2 years; Doctor of Philosophy: up to 4 years).  Any gap between the RTP Fee Offset and the Tuition Fees charged is waived by The University of Adelaide for the standard duration of the academic program. 
    • Research Training Program Stipend: Provides a living allowance of AUD$27,596 (2019 rate, indexed annually) per annum for up to 2 years for a Research Master degree, and up to 3 years (with a possible 6 month extension) for a Doctor of Philosophy. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval. 
    • Research Training Program Allowance: Provides financial support for an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Worldcare policy, plus relocation and publication expenses.

    Further details of terms and/or benefits can be found in the Conditions of Award.

    Enquiries:
    Adelaide Graduate Centre Tel (08) 8313 5882 or email hdr_intl_schols@adelaide.edu.au

    Applying:
    Application for ‘Admission and a Scholarship’ must be submitted using the Online Application Form.

    Closing dates:
    Round 1, 2020: Applications close 31 August 2019.

    • Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their scholarship application in early November 2019.
    • Recipients must commence their research program between 1 January 2020 and 30 June 2020.
    • Applicants are expected to commence studies as soon as possible in the approved semester.
    • It is not possible to defer the award.
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  • Centre for Energy Technology PhD Scholarship
    The Centre for Energy and Technology (CET) has one PhD Scholarship available suitable for Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Physics graduates to work on the ARENA funded research project, Laser Diagnostics in Non-isothermal Multiphase Flows. This project focuses on the development and application of non-intrusive optical diagnostics in complex multi-phase flows and aims for simultaneous real-time imaging of particles and gas temperature. Futher information available on the information flyer
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  • China Scholarship Council - University of Adelaide

    The China Scholarship Council (CSC) and the University of Adelaide are jointly offering Postgraduate Research Scholarships to applicants from the People's Republic of China who intend to undertake a PhD at the University of Adelaide.

    More information about the program is available on the CSC UoA page

 

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  • Full Fee Scholarships By supervisor nomination only

    Applicants must be nominated by their Principal Supervisor and Executive Dean.

    Full fee scholarships will ONLY be allocated to international students who have been previously awarded a stipend by the host School, Faculty, or Research Institute. Full fee scholarships will not be awarded to individual “privately sponsored students” nor will they be granted to students supported by stipends provided to a sole individual without a formal agreement between the University and the Sponsor. This requirement shall not apply to students nominated in grant applications made to recognised funding bodies where a formal application is subject to peer review. Students in receipt of overseas government funding will be deemed ineligible for a fee waiver unless a Memorandum of Understanding exists between the University and the Sponsor to cover such awards.

    Applicants must also meet the minimum English Language Proficiency requirements for direct entry to their academic program, hold at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Honours degree, and rank competitively against successful applicants in the current International Scholarship Order of Merit list.

    More information

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  • Master of Philosophy (No Honours) Scholarships - International Only offered to recent University of Adelaide graduates

    The University of Adelaide offers a number of Master of Philosophy (No Honours) International Scholarships exclusively to its recent graduates to continue their education via a Master of Philosophy.

    Eligibility:
    To be eligible to hold a Master of Philosophy (No Honours) International Scholarship a student must:

    • be an international student;
    • have completed and been awarded a relevant Bachelor Degree or equivalent with an achieved minimum of a distinction average (GPA of 6.0 or above) at The University of Adelaide;
    • not have commenced, be currently enrolled in, or hold an Honours Degree or a postgraduate qualification of any kind at The University of Adelaide or any other university;
    • be eligible to enrol in the full-time postgraduate degree Master of Philosophy at the University of Adelaide;
    • not be in receipt of an equivalent scholarship or salary from The University of Adelaide nor any sponsor to undertake the proposed degree; and
    • must satisfy the minimum English language proficiency requirements as set by the university.

    Those undertaking research via remote candidature are ineligible.

    Note:

    • Applicants who were unsuccessful in a previous Master of Philosophy (No Honours) International Scholarship round are not eligible for reconsideration.
    • The offer of a scholarship is contingent upon a student not being offered another award by the Commonwealth of Australia, The University of Adelaide, or an overseas sponsor. The University reserves the right to withdraw an offer of a scholarship at any time prior to enrolment if it is advised that an awardee has been offered a scholarship equal to or in excess of the financial value of the award offered by the University.

    Stipend
    The scholarship duration will be for up to two years for a Masters degree. 
    For the duration of the scholarship the recipient will receive a 100% Tuition Fee Waiver and a stipend of AUD$22,500 (2019 rate) per annum.  It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval. 
    Details of terms and/or benefits can be found in the Conditions of Award.

    Enquiries:
    Adelaide Graduate Centre Tel (08) 8313 5882 or email hdr_intl_schols@adelaide.edu.au

    Applying:
    Application for ‘Admission and a Scholarship’ must be submitted using the Online Application Form.

    Closing dates:
    Major Round (semester 1 intake): 31 October of the year prior.

    • Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their scholarship application by mid-December.
    • Recipients must commence their research program between 1 January and 30 June.
    • Applicants are expected to commence studies as soon as possible in the approved semester.
    • It is not possible to defer the award.

    Mid-Year Round (semester 2 intake): 15 May of that year. 

    • Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their scholarship application by the end of July.
    • Recipients must commence their research program between 1 July and 30 November.
    • Applicants are expected to commence studies as soon as possible in the approved semester.
    • It is not possible to defer the award.
Closes 31 October
(semester 1 intake) and
15 May
(semester 2 intake)
  • PhD Laureate Scholarship School of Mathematical Sciences

    Work type: 1 Fixed term PhD Laureate Scholarship - Full-time, up to 4 years

    Location: Adelaide, Australia

    Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences

    • Prestigious international university
    • ARC-funded project entitled ‘Advances in Index Theory'

    The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing. University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement.

    Pure Mathematics received the top ranking of 5 in ERA 2015, make it one of the premier departments in the country. It hosts the Institute for Geometry and its Applications, (http://www.iga.adelaide.edu.au/) which is extremely active at organising workshops, lecture series and instructional schools that benefit HDR students and other staff.

    Research topics include (but are not limited to): Index theory of elliptic operators; geometric analysis, positive scalar curvature; mathematical gauge theory; mathematics of String Theory; mathematics of condensed matter physics.

    Benefits
    These include:

    * A PhD scholarship of $27,596 per annum (2019 rate) for up to 4 years, available in 2019.

    * Full coverage of PhD tuition fees (if applicable)

    Application
    Applicants should hold a First Class Honours or a Masters degree in pure mathematics or mathematical physics. Equivalent international qualifications will be considered.

    Domestic applicants should apply for admission via the Domestic online application form. Please email a summary of your application for admission to Elder Professor Mathai with "Application for advances in Index Theory PhD Scholarship" in the subject heading.

    You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing scholarships@adelaide.edu.au with Request for application summary in the subject heading.

    International applicants should apply for admission via the International online application form.

    If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Elder Professor Mathai Varghese.

    Closing date: This position will be open until filled.

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal
    and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirem

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  • Vietnamese Scholarships VIED will nominate suitable applicants

    Up to 5 Master of Philosophy scholarships and up to 7 Doctor of Philosophy scholarships are available annually for Higher Degree by Research students coming to Adelaide.

    The scholarships are made available through an agreement between The University and the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training.

    Admission requirements:

    • Applicants for programs are required to have been chosen for a scholarship by MOET-VIED.
    • Applicants for a PhD must have a relevant masters degree (which, includes, as a minimum, a research component comprising at least 30% of the total credit).
    • Applicants for a Master of Philosophy must have a relevant bachelors degree with a GPA of 7.0  from a university recognised by the University of Adelaide.
    • Applicants must satisfy the University of Adelaide’s minimum English language proficiency requirements.
    • The relevant Masters degree for Doctor of Philosophy applicants and the Bachelors degree for Master of Philosophy applicants must be in the fields of science, technology engineering, computer science or maths unless otherwise agreed between the parties.

    Interested students should contact the Australian Desk of Vietnam International Education Development for more information.

    Vietnam International Education Development / University of Adelaide Scholarships Conditions of Award

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  • University of Adelaide-University of Nottingham Joint Doctoral Training Partnership Agriculture, Food and Wine

    Applications are welcome for a Joint Award Scholarship (up to 3 years) in the Joint Doctoral Training Partnership between the Universities of Adelaide and Nottingham. This innovative doctoral training programme aims to address key issues associated with agricultural sciences and with innovation in the food and beverage industries. Students are co-supervised by staff at both universities and undertake a minimum period of research of one year at each institution. The Adelaide-Nottingham Doctoral Scholars are  primarily based on the Waite Campus in Adelaide or on the Sutton Bonington campus in Nottingham.  Both campuses are renowned for their world-leading research in agricultural, food and beverage sciences, and their outstanding facilities for research and teaching. PhD graduates obtain jointly awarded degrees from the University of Adelaide and the University of Nottingham. The studentship will cover PhD tuition fees, plus a stipend corresponding to the standard research council rates of both countries, for up to 3 years.

    The following project is currently available:

    • Development and evaluation of alien introgression lines of wheat. At Nottingham, the focus will be on wide crossing and molecular cytogenetics. At Adelaide, the focus will be on molecular genetic analysis of the introgression lines and on the use of the materials in molecular breeding. This project is suitable for a student with an excellent background in genetics. Supervision by Diane Mather (UA), Julie King (UN), Ian Dundas (UA) and Ian King (UN)

    Eligibility: All students should have, or expect to obtain, a first-class or good 2:1/2A honours degree and/or a high distinction, distinction or high merit at the Masters level in a biologically related subject area.

    Apply: Send your cv and unofficial transcripts to Diane Mather (UA). Please provide a covering letter to indicate your interests and why you are applying to the “Joint Nottingham-Adelaide Programme”.

     

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  • Chilean Bicentennial Fund Scholarships

    Available for students from the Republic of Chile who intend to undertake a Masters by Research or PhD at the University of Adelaide.

    Information about the application process is available at Becas Chile (Spanish Only). Should you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact the Embassy´s Cultural Office on 02 6202 8926.

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