Masters and Ph.D. Scholarships from Macquarie University in Australia 2020 (Fully Funded)
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Masters and Ph.D. Scholarships from Macquarie University in Australia 2020 (Fully Funded)

Australia 31 Jul 2020




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The International Research Training Program (iRTP) and the International Macquarie Research Excellence Scholarship Program (iMQRES) at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia offer fully-funded Ph.D. and MA scholarships to outstanding research students in diverse fields.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be citizens of countries other than Australian/New Zealand and not Australian Permanent Residents.
  • Have already completed or expect to complete a research Masters’s degree in 2020.
  • Are enrolling as full-time students.
  • Will undertake a Masters of Philosophy or Doctorate in 2021
  • Scholarship holders must intend to reside in Sydney, Australia during their award tenure, unless on approved overseas research leave.

Awards will not be available to those who:

  • are receiving another equivalent or major award, scholarship or salary to undertake the proposed program.
  • have already completed a higher degree in research at the same level or at a higher level than the proposed candidature in the same program of study.
  • provide false or misleading information to the University. Where there is reason to believe this condition has not been upheld, the University reserves the right to reassess the student’s entitlement to the award.

Award-holders may:

  • be in receipt of minor awards, allowances, or other earnings that are supplementary to an iRTP or iMQRES, or derived from part-time work undertaken within the guidelines set by the relevant scholarship conditions.
  • receive stipend top-up funding from industry or other sources to a maximum equivalent of 75% of the basic Research Training Program (RTP) stipend rate.
  • be in receipt of additional funds for fieldwork, equipment, and other such expenses not covered by the award.

Scholarship Value:

Successful iRTP candidates will receive:

  • Tuition fee offset for 3 years maximum.
  • Stipend (tax-exempt, indexed annually, 2020 rate $28,092 p.a.).
  • Travel Concession (applied to local transport OPAL Card)

Successful iMQRES candidates will receive.

  • Tuition fee offset for 3 years maximum.
  • Stipend (tax exempt, indexed annually, 2020 rate $28,092 p.a.)

Selection Criteria:

  • Completion of a research Masters’s degree or equivalent e.g. a coursework Masters with a substantial research component (you will be asked to provide information on your thesis abstract, length, grade, examination process, and the percentage of research component in the course).
  • Published research (preferably in refereed publications: journals, books, book chapters, etc).
  • Conference presentations (preferably refereed).
  • Highly relevant and substantial work-related research experience.

About Macquarie University:

Established in 1964, Macquarie University began as a bold experiment in higher education. Built to break from traditions: to be distinctive, progressive, and to be transformational. Today their pioneering history continues to be a source of inspiration as they celebrate their place among the best and brightest minds. Recognized internationally, Macquarie University is consistently ranked in the top two percent of universities in the world and within the top 10 in Australia. Their research is leading the way in ground-breaking discoveries. Their academics are at the forefront of innovation and, as accomplished researchers, they are embracing the opportunity to tackle the big issues of their time.

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