Scholarships at Edith Cowan University

Edith Cowan University (ECU) are  identified amongst the best in the world, with many fulfilling critical  roles in our society. Their outstanding achievements have been  recognised throughout Australia and internationally through awards, grants, scholarships and prizes.

International Postgraduate Research  scholarships at Edith Cowan University are restricted only to those  applicants wishing to commencing their studies in either a Doctor of  Philosophy (PhD) or Master by Research.

The  ECU-IPRS scheme is both prestigious and highly competitive. Four ECU-IPRS scholarships are offered each year for tenure at Edith Cowan  University. The scholarships provide the recipient with tuition fee and  health care cover for the duration of their research degree. In  addition, each successful ECU-IPRS recipient will be offered an ECU  International Stipend (ECUIS) to meet living
costs for the same period. Application opening date: 1 June Application closing date: 31 August Amount: AUD$25,000 per year (tax free) stipend/living  allowance plus tuitionfees and overseas health cover paid. Stipend  (three years for Doctoral degree or up to two years for Master by  Research) Eligibility criteria:

  1. Academic merit, academic qualifications that are equivalent  to either an Australian bachelor degree with first class honours or an Australian Master by Research. Qualifications gained outside of  Australia will be assessed to determine how they compare to an Australian qualification.
  2. Research, significant publication record.
  3. Must meet Edith Cowan University English entry requirements.
  4. Must meet international student visa requirements as specified by the Department of Immigration and  Multicultural Affairs (DIMA).
  5. Must not have held an Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) scholarship within the two years prior to commencing the  ECU-IPRS.
  6. May not concurrently  receive a Faculty Scholarship or other major scholarship.

Nationality: International

Applicant  information:

  1. Applicants must provide the original or  certified copies of academic documentation, including academic  transcripts and proof of completion from any tertiary qualification,  except for qualifications completed at ECU.
  2. It is the responsibility of the  applicant to ensure that all documentation presented in a foreign  language is also accompanied by an authorised English translation.
  3. An applicant’s research experience  will be taken into consideration in the assessment of applications for  scholarship. Applicants are required to provide evidence of any research  grants received or research that has been published.

* Advice  to Applicants
* Application  Form
English  Language Proficiency
* Academic  Referee Report

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