Victoria University Diversity Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Victoria University

 Scholarship Name:  Victoria University Diversity Postgraduate Research Scholarship

 Description:  The Victoria University Diversity Graduate Research Scholarship provides living allowance support to promising researchers wishing to undertake a graduate research degree. It is designed to increase the diversity of graduate researchers at Victoria University.

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

 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). Tenure is 3 years for a PhD and 2 years for a master by research, with a possible a 6-month extension for PhD students. The scholarship also provides a thesis allowance and, where applicable, a relocation allowance.

 Length:  3 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have experienced one or more of the following that have disrupted or adversely affected their studies: traumatic events beyond their control; significant illness and/or disability; or socioeconomic and/or family circumstances.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, Educational disadvantage, Physical, medical, psychological or learning difficulties

 Study Location:  Australia – VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  30 October 2015

 Other Details:  Applicants may also apply for the VU Diversity Postgraduate Research Scholarship under the category of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (ASTI).* VU recognises that indigenous Australians are under-represented in graduate research studies and encourages qualified indigenous applicants to undertake their research studies at VU. Applicants must meet the diversity eligibility criteria to be considered for this scholarship.


Scholarship Contact Details

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Victoria University

 Provider Phone:  61 3 99195567

 Provider Website:  http://www.vu.edu.au/scholarships (opens in new window)

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