University Postgraduate Award

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Australia

 Scholarship Name:  University Postgraduate Award

 Description:  University Postgraduate Award (UPA) scholarships are awarded to students of exceptional research potential undertaking a Higher Degree by Research (HDR). UPAs are provided to assist with general living costs.

 Study Level:  Doctor Degree (By Research), Master Degree (By Research)

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $25,849

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides a stipend of $25,849 per year (2015 rate, indexed annually) and is tenable for 2 years for a master and 3 years for a PhD, with a possible 6-month extension. An additional ‘safety net’ top-up may also be available.

 Length:  3 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  The award is open to Australian and New Zealand citizens, or Australian permanent residents, who are eligible to enrol or are enrolled as a full-time student in a higher degree by research upon commencement of their award. The award holder must: have achieved honours 2A standard or equivalent for 4 years of tertiary study; be recommended by the head of school; not have completed a degree of the same or higher level as the award; and not be in receipt of an award, scholarship or salary to undertake the research higher degree that provides a benefit greater than 75 per cent of the award stipend. Part-time awards are available in the case of heavy care commitments or a medical condition but not where there is an intention to undertake paid full- or part-time employment.

 Study Location:  Australia – WA: Perth Metropolitan WA: Great Southern

 Closing Date:  End October

 Number Per Year:  100

Scholarship Contact Details

 Scholarship Contact:  Ms Sara Flavelle

 Contact Title:  Graduate Scholarships Officer

 Contact Department:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 8 64884577

 Contact Fax:  61 8 64881919

 Contact Email:

 Contact Postal Address:  35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6030 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Australia

 Provider Phone:  61 8 64886000

 Provider Fax:  61 8 64881919

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