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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
  • Adelaide Graduate Research Scholarships Only offered to recent University of Adelaide graduates

    The University of Adelaide offers a number of Adelaide Graduate Research Scholarships exclusively to its recent graduates to continue their education via a Masters or Doctorate degree by research.

    These scholarships were created specifically for outstanding recent graduates whose recent graduate status means they are not competitive for scholarships in the general scholarship rounds (RTPS, ASI). In the general scholarship rounds they would have to compete against the best scholarship applicants worldwide who have generally had many more years to gain valuable research experience and demonstrate academic excellence. For this reason recent eligible University of Adelaide graduates are only ranked in this (AGRS) scholarship cohort where they have a significantly higher chance of winning a scholarship to further their studies.

    The AGRS Provides:
    • Course tuition fees for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only), and
    • An annual living allowance ($27,596 in 2019) for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only).
    • No other allowances will be paid.

    Note: The scholarship does not provide an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) allowance.

    Conditions

    Conditions and Eligibility Criteria

    Application

    Closing Date for Major AGRS Round (semester 1 or 2 intake): 31 October of the year prior.

    Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their scholarship application by mid December. Recipients with a semester 1 intake only MUST commence their research program by 30 June. Recipients with a semester 2 intake (offered in the major AGRS round) MUST commence their research program by 31 August.

    Closing Date for Mid-Year AGRS Round (semester 2 intake only): 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 by 30 November.

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31 October
(semester 1 or 2 intake) and
15 May
(semester 2 intake only)
  • 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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Open Until Filled
  • Adelaide Scholarship International

    Adelaide Scholarships International are available in the three scholarship rounds to outstanding international applicants from any country who have a First Class Honours result or equivalent, to support their study towards a Higher Degree by Research. Awards are available in all Discipline areas.

    The ASI provides:
    • Course tuition fees for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only),
    • An annual living allowance ($27,596 in 2019) for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only), and
    • For Student Visa (Subclass 500) visa holders the award provides compulsory standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Worldcare policy for the student and their spouse and dependents (if any) for the standard duration of the student visa.  It does not cover the additional 6 month extended student visa period post thesis submission. If the award holder does not hold a subclass 500 visa then he/she is responsible for the cost of health insurance.

    Note: The scholarship does not cover student visa application fees.

     

    Note.The scholarship does NOT cover student visa application fees.

    Conditions

    Conditions and Eligibility Criteria

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

    Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships (formerly IPRS / APA) are available in the first scholarship round to outstanding international applicants from any country who have an Honours Degree or Australian equivalent, to support their study towards a Higher Degree by Research in areas of University research strength.

    The selection and ranking of applicants within the University of Adelaide is undertaken by the Graduate Scholarships Committee, using the criteria of academic merit and research potential.

    Information about benefits can be found in the Conditions of Award.

Round 1
  • 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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Applications Close
31 January 2019

  • Data Incubator Fellowship Data Science

    Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship.

    Who Should Apply: Anyone who has already obtained a masters or PhD degree or who is within one year of graduating with a masters or PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from international students are welcome. Everyone else is encouraged to sign-up for a future session.

    Locations: In addition to the below in-person locations, we will have a remote online session:

    • New York City
    • San Francisco Bay Area
    • Boston
    • Washington, DC.

    Dates: Next session: 7 January 2019 to 1 March 2019

    Application link: Go to the Data Incubator website to apply

    Data Science in 30 minutes: Learn how to build a data-science project in our upcoming free Data Science in 30-minutes webcast. Signup soon as space is limited.

    Learn More: You can learn about our fellows at The New York Times, LinkedIn, Amazon, Capital One, or Palantir. To read about our latest fellow alumni, check out our blog. To learn more about The Data Incubator, check us out on Venture Beat, The Next Web, or Harvard Business Review.
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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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  • Luong Van Can Scholarships Vietnamese citizens only

    These scholarships are made available through an agreement between The University of Adelaide and the Luong Van Can Fund.  The Luong Van Can Fund aims to develop a new generation of highly skilled professionals beneficial for Vietnam’s social and economic growth. Through its fundraising efforts, the Fund endeavours to provide postgraduate scholarships for outstanding Vietnamese students to study in countries with world-class education systems.

    Up to 2 scholarships for Master of Philosophy / Master of Clinical Science students and up to 3 scholarships for PhD students are available annually.  

    Admission requirements:

    • Applicants must have been chosen for a scholarship by the Fund, and
    • for research masters programs (Master of Philosophy, Master of Clinical Science) must have a Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline with a GPA of 7.0 from a university recognised by the University of Adelaide; and
    • for a Doctor of Philosophy must have a relevant masters degree (which, includes, as a minimum, a research component comprising at least 30% of the total credit); and
    • must satisfy the University of Adelaide’s minimum English language proficiency requirements for direct entry into their chosen program.

    Interested persons should contact the Luong Van Can Fund for more information

Closes:
1 October Current Year, 1 March Next Year

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

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

    These scholarships provide a tuition fee waiver and a living allowance for a period of 2 years, and are directed towards candidates who have completed and been awarded a relevant Bachelor Degree or equivalent by the University of Adelaide with an achieved minimum of a distinction average and have not completed an Honours Degree.

    Conditions of Award

    Closing Date – Major Round – 31 October of the year prior (semester 1 or 2 intake)
    Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their scholarship application by mid December.  Recipients with a semester 1 intake only must commence their research program by 30 June.  Recipients with a semester 2 intake (offered in the major round) must commence their research program by 31 August.

    Closing Date – Mid Year Round – 15 May of that year (semester 2 intake only)
    Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their scholarship application by mid July.  Recipients must commence their research program by 30 November.

31 October
(semester 1 or 2 intake) and
15 May
(semester 2 intake only)
  • Materials Development for Solar-Driven Production of Fuels and Chemicals PhD Scholarship - School of Chemical Engineering

    Applications are invited for two scholarships leading to the degree of PhD in the School of Chemical Engineering.  

    The scholarships are supported by Australian Research Council (ARC) Laureate Fellowship to Professor Shizhang Qiao, Solar-driven sustainable production of fuels and chemicals

    Field of Study:
    The PhDs are to undertake research on the production of fuels and chemicals using abundant sources like water, carbon dioxide and sunlight by an integrated reaction system. Through understanding molecular design principles and material engineering, this project expects to develop a range of novel electrocatalysts featuring high activity, efficiency, selectivity and stability for carbon dioxide reduction and hydrogen evolution reactions.

    Eligibility:
    The projects are open to Australian Citizens, permanent residents of Australia, and international students who are acceptable as candidates for a PhD degree at the University of Adelaide.

    Applicants require a background in, and should hold or be about to complete an Honours or Masters degree in chemical engineering, materials science, chemistry, or a closely related subject area. A Class 1 Honours degree, or a Distinction or higher for a Masters degree with a significant research component, are highly desirable. Equivalent international qualifications will be considered.

    Stipend:
    The scholarship for each project will be for 3 years with a stipend of $26,682 per annum. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

    Enquiries:
    Dr Yan Jiao, School of Chemical Engineering, Tel (08) 83135981, or Email (preferred).

    Applying:
    Application for Admission (domestic applicants) must be submitted using the Domestic Online Application Form.

    Application for Admission (international applicants) must be submitted using the International Online Application Form.

    Please email a summary of your application for admission to Dr Yan Jiao, (yan.jiao@adelaide.edu.au) with “Application for PhD Scholarship in solar fuel generation” in the subject heading.

    You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing Scholarships with the subject heading 'Request for application summary'.

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Until Filled
  • 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

Closes:
1 October Current Year, 1 March Next Year

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

    Applications are invited for a fully funded 4-year PhD studentship 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. 

    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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Until Filled
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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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  • Endeavour Leadership Program

    The Endeavour Leadership Program provides financial support for international students to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Masters or PhD level either by coursework or research in any field of study in Australia. Information and application instructions are on the Endeavour Leadership Program website.

    Please note that if your complete University of Adelaide online application is not lodged at least 4 weeks prior to the Endeavour closing date your application for admission is unlikely to be assessed in time to receive an offer, which is an Endeavour application requirement.

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