Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (FIPRS), 2017/18

Overview: The Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (FIPRS) are specifically intended to support international students to undertake a research higher degree at Flinders University.The scholarship is tenable for up to three years for a Research Doctorate degree and up to two years for a Research Masters degree. Successful applicants are required to undertake full time study and must be commencing a research higher degree in Australia for the first time.

Study Level: Masters/PhD

Area of Study: Full-time Research Masters or Research Doctorate Degree offered at Flinders University

Scholarship Value:

  • The FIPRS pays the international student tuition fees charged by Flinders University for a research higher degree.
  • In addition, Flinders University provides the recipient with a generous living allowance paid at the rate of $26,288 (2016 rate). It is tax exempt and indexed annually.
  • An FIPRS student who moves to Adelaide from overseas is eligible for an establishment allowance (after arrival at Flinders) of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares, provided receipts can be produced by the student.

Requirements:

  • Applicants are required to have successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Hons degree(this is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year)
  • Applicants must have met the English proficiency levels set by Flinders University for international students at the time of application. Students for whom English is a foreign language will need to provide evidence of their English language competence.
  • Applicants must not hold an equivalent research higher degree qualification.  Applications are only open to students commencing a research higher degree in Australia for the first time.
  • Applicants must not hold Australian citizenship, Australian permanent resident status or New Zealand citizenship. Please see the attached conditions of award for full eligibility criteria.

How to Apply: All applicants are required to read the application guidelines provided before submitting an application.
Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Deadline: 12 August 2016

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