Scholarships for International Research Fees (SIRFs) in Australia, 2014

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University of Western Australia offers scholarships for international research fees to undertake the degree of Masters by Research or Doctorate by Research. Applications for SIRF scholarships are rated according to academic achievement, english language achievement, research training achievement and proposed research environment. Allocation of scholarships is the outcome of a competitive ranking and selection process in which applications are scored and ranked by schools, faculties and the university scholarships committee, according to these common criteria on the basis of evidence provided. These scholarships cover international tuition fees for up to four (4) years, as well as Overseas Health Cover for the award holder only. The application deadline is 30th August 2013.. Applications are invited from suitably qualified international students for scholarships to undertake the degree of Masters by Research or Doctorate by Research at the The University of Western Australia (UWA). Application for a scholarship is also an application for admission to the University. The aim of 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. These scholarships cover International Tuition Fees for up to four (4) years, as well as Overseas Health Cover for the award holder only. SIRF scholarships do not cover the cost of health insurance premiums for dependants of the award holder. SIRF awardees may also be awarded a full living allowance scholarship..  Scholarships are available to undertake the degree of Masters by Research or Doctorate by Research at the The University of Western Australia (UWA).
The research areas of this scholarship are:  Scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses offered by the University of Western Australia.
Who can apply to this scholarship? Applications for SIRF scholarships are rated according to the following criteria: (a) Academic achievement; (b) English languate achievement;(c) Research training achievement; and(d) Proposed research environment.Allocation of scholarships is the outcome of a competitive ranking and selection process in which applications are scored and ranked by Schools, Faculties and the University Scholarships Committee, according to these common criteria on the basis of evidence provided.
· Please note: SIRF scholarships can only be awarded to applicants who have also been offered a living allowance scholarship equivalent to the Australian Postgraduate Award.
Benefits of the scholarship:   These scholarships cover International Tuition Fees for up to four (4) years, as well as Overseas Health Cover for the award holder only. SIRF scholarships do not cover the cost of health insurance premiums for dependants of the award holder. SIRF awardees may also be awarded a full living allowance scholarship. SIRF awardees may also be awarded a full living allowance scholarship and UWA Top-Up Scholarship (the total combined value was $28,153 per annum in 2013). Please see the entries forUniversity Postgraduate Awards (UPAIS); University International Stipends (UIS) and UWA Safety-Net Top-Up Scholarships for further information about living allowance scholarships.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  The scholarship is tenable for the duration of the course for which it is awarded which is— -two years for the degree of master’s by research; or -three years for a doctoral degree.
Number of scholarships:  Not Known

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