International Postgraduate Research Studentship (IPRS) at Murdoch University in Australia, 2017

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Murdoch University is offering international postgraduate research scholarship for pursuing Philosophy (PhD) and Doctor of Education (EdD) programme. Scholarships are awarded on academic merit, research experience and/or potential.

Murdoch University is a public university in Perth, Western Australia with campuses also in Singapore and Dubai. University has more than 22,000 students and 2,000 staff from across 90 different countries with a desire to discover, use their imaginations and ultimately make a difference.

Applicant must have received an ATAR score of 90 or equivalent result within the last 18 months from the closing date of the award.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

An applicant must provide evidence of having achieved Murdoch University English language proficiency requirements. These requirements are IELTS Academic 6.5 – no individual band less than 6.0 or TOEFL iBT 90 – no individual band less than 20. Exceptions are Nursing, Education and Pharmacy with an IELTS requirement of 7.0.

Applicants must have completed a Bachelor Degree with first-class honours level or equivalent, or have a Masters Degree which incorporates satisfactory research preparation equivalent to at least 12 credit points. In order to be considered for a Studentship the admission shall be approved by the Dean of the School in which the proposed study is to be undertaken.

Please note: Students who have completed their previous degrees in countries where English is the primary language may be exempted from the need to provide IELTS or TOEFL results, but applicants who have completed degrees in countries where English is the language of instruction but not the primary language of that country will be required to provide IELTS or TOEFL results. Please contact Graduate Research if you think you may be exempted from this requirement.

Ineligibility:

The following applicants will be ineligible for a scholarship under the scheme:

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have completed a Bachelor Degree with first-class honours level or equivalent, or have a Masters Degree which incorporates satisfactory research preparation equivalent to at least 12 credit points.

English language Requirements: An applicant must provide evidence of having achieved Murdoch University English language proficiency requirements. These requirements are IELTS Academic 6.5 – no individual band less than 6.0 or TOEFL iBT 90 – no individual band less than 20. Exceptions are Nursing, Education and Pharmacy with an IELTS requirement of 7.0.

Applicants who have had sustained contact with a potential academic research supervisor at Murdoch University prior to submission of their application will be considered favourably.

Nationality:

International students can apply for these scholarships.

What is the study subject?:

Scholarships are awarded in areas in which the University has specialised research strengths.

The necessary course level:

 Scholarships are available to undertake the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Doctor of Education (EdD) at Murdoch University in Australia.

How much is the scholarship award?:

The scholarships cover the research degree tuition fees and health insurance premiums. Murdoch University provides the successful applicant with a living allowance. The health insurance covers the student and their spouse and dependants (if any) for the period of the IPRS. Under the IPRS conditions travel and relocation costs are the responsibility of the applicant; however, Murdoch University provides their IPRS recipients with a (partial) allowance for relocation and airfares (based on receipts). Murdoch students also have access to a conference travel allowance once during the course of their degree, maintenance funding set by the Schools and a thesis production allowance.

Criteria to be eligible:

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

How to apply this scholarship?:

It is important that applicants include – if applicable – the following information as an attachment to their application:

Deadline: The application deadline is September 30, 2017.

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