Alison Morton Scholarship in Ecology / Marine Biology in New Zealand

Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington awards annually Alison Morton Scholarship. Scholarship is available for full-time student enrolled in BSc (Hons) or MSc in Ecology or Marine Biology. The student must have completed undergraduate study at Victoria University. The scholarship shall be tenable for one year. The application deadlines are 1st October 2014 and 1st October 2015.

Study Subject (s): Scholarship is provided in the field of Ecology/Marine Biology offered by the Victoria University.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing graduate degree level at Victoria University of Wellington.
Scholarship Provider: Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand 
Scholarship can be taken at: 
New Zealand

Eligibility: The Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled in BSc (Hons) or MSc in Ecology or Marine Biology. The student must have completed undergraduate study at Victoria University. The Scholarship shall be tenable for one year. Students who have held the award for their Honours/Masters Part I year may apply again for the award in their Masters Part II year. In making the award the panel may take into account not only the academic merits of the candidates but also their financial needs.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of New Zealand can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The family of Alison Morton, a Victoria University graduate who completed a BSc (Hons) in Ecology, has established this scholarship in her memory. The Scholarship incorporates a contribution from the estate of Alison’s grandparents, Grace and Reg Riddick.

Number of award(s): One scholarship will be offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarship will be offered for one year.

What does it cover? The scholarship will provide subject to funds available.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadlines are 1st October 2014 and 1st October 2015.

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Alison Morton Scholarship in Ecology / Marine Biology in New Zealand

Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington awards annually Alison Morton Scholarship. Scholarship is available for full-time student enrolled in BSc (Hons) or MSc in Ecology or Marine Biology. The student must have completed undergraduate study at Victoria University. The scholarship shall be tenable for one year. The application deadlines are 1st October 2014 and 1st October 2015.

Study Subject (s): Scholarship is provided in the field of Ecology/Marine Biology offered by the Victoria University.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing graduate degree level at Victoria University of Wellington.
Scholarship Provider: Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand 
Scholarship can be taken at: 
New Zealand

Eligibility: The Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled in BSc (Hons) or MSc in Ecology or Marine Biology. The student must have completed undergraduate study at Victoria University. The Scholarship shall be tenable for one year. Students who have held the award for their Honours/Masters Part I year may apply again for the award in their Masters Part II year. In making the award the panel may take into account not only the academic merits of the candidates but also their financial needs.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of New Zealand can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The family of Alison Morton, a Victoria University graduate who completed a BSc (Hons) in Ecology, has established this scholarship in her memory. The Scholarship incorporates a contribution from the estate of Alison’s grandparents, Grace and Reg Riddick.

Number of award(s): One scholarship will be offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarship will be offered for one year.

What does it cover? The scholarship will provide subject to funds available.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadlines are 1st October 2014 and 1st October 2015.

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Swinburne University Postgraduate Research Awards in Australia

Swinburne University

Swinburne University offers postgraduate research awards for Australian and international students. To be eligible for a SUPRA, a student must have completed a Bachelor Degree with First Class or Upper Second Class Honours, or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level. Swinburne University Postgraduate Research Awards offer a non-taxable indexed stipend of around $25,392 p.a. in 2014 and a tuition fee scholarship for up to three years for doctoral studies. Relocation assistance and thesis preparation assistance are provided. The application deadline is 30 May 2014.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses offered by the Swinburne University.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral studies at Swinburne University.
Scholarship Provider: Swinburne University
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: To be eligible for a SUPRA, a student:
-may be a domestic or an international student; and
-must have completed a Bachelor Degree with First Class or Upper Second Class Honours, or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level of attainment in accordance with these Guidelines; and
-must be undertaking a Research Doctorate; and
-must be enrolled as a full-time student, unless the University has approved a part-time SUPRA for the student under these Guidelines; and
-must not hold a Research Doctorate or an equivalent research qualification; and
-must not previously have held a postgraduate research scholarship (some exceptions may apply, contact Swinburne Research for more information); and must not be receiving an equivalent award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the APA stipend rate, to undertake the HDR. Income from sources unrelated to the course of study is permitted but must be within the confines of HDR policy section 7.9 ‘Employment Commitments’. This does not apply to recipients of a JRE Engineering Cadetship.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Australian and International Students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Swinburne University Postgraduate Research Awards offer a non-taxable indexed stipend of around $24,653 p.a. in 2013 and a tuition fee scholarship for up to three years for doctoral studies. Relocation assistance and thesis preparation assistance are provided. Open to both local and international students. Swinburne University Postgraduate Research Awards (SUPRAs) are awarded to students of exceptional research potential undertaking doctoral studies. The awards are provided to assist with general living costs. Tuition fees are also covered by the award.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Scholarships will be offered for up to three years for doctoral studies.

What does it cover? Swinburne University Postgraduate Research Awards offer a non-taxable indexed stipend of around $25,392 p.a. in 2014 and a tuition fee scholarship for up to three years for doctoral studies. Relocation assistance and thesis preparation assistance are provided.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post or in person. If you wish to be considered for a scholarship you must complete the scholarship portion of the candidature application form.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 May 2014. (16 May 2014 deadline applies to applicants from the following countries: Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Burma, Fiji, Former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Syria and Zimbabwe.)

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Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) for International Students in Australia

University of Melbourne in AustraliaThe Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) are awarded to international students who wish to undertake graduate research degree studies (e.g. master’s by research, PhD or other research doctorate) at the University of Melbourne. Each year the University offers about 200 new Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRSs), of which about 150 are normally awarded to international students as MIRSs. Selection will be based on the eligibility criteria and academic merit. The application deadline is 31st May 2014. Applicants will get a RHD scholarship outcome before 31st July 2014.

Study Subject (s): These scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses offered by the University of Melbourne in Australia.
Course Level: These scholarships are awarded for students wishing to undertake graduate research degree studies at the University of Melbourne.
Scholarship Provider: University of Melbourne, Australia
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility:-To be considered for MIRS, applicants need to apply for scholarship and candidature in a graduate research degree course (eg. masters by research, PhD or other research doctorate) at the University of Melbourne.
-The academic requirements to be considered for the graduate research scholarships are the same as those that apply to entry for the PhD, and these requirements apply even if a scholarship is sought to undertake a master’s by research. The key academic requirements that applicants must meet are:
-Completion of tertiary studies that are at least equivalent to a four-year honours degree at an Australian University, and
-Applicants normally need to have completed a research project/component as part of their tertiary studies that accounts for at least 25% of their year’s work at 4th year or masters level.
-First Class Honours (ie. H1) results are required to be competitive.
-Both commencing and currently enrolled international research higher degree students may apply.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) is awarded to international students wishing to undertake graduate research degree studies at the University of Melbourne. MIRSs are funded by the University with each faculty having a limited number to award.

Number of award(s): Each year the University offers about 200 new Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRSs), of which about 150 are normally awarded to international students as MIRSs.

Duration of award(s): MRSs/MIRSs can be held from the second year of the course onwards (ie. for the PhD component only) and can be held for up to 3 years (or 3.5 years if an extension is approved) as for other PhDs and research doctorates.

What does it cover? Benefits provided by the MIRS include:
-a living allowance of $24,653 per annum (2013 rate)
-a Relocation Grant of $2,000 awarded to students who are moving from interstate in order to study at the University of Melbourne or $3,000 awarded to those who are moving from overseas
-a Thesis Allowance of up to $420 (2013 rate) for masters by research and up to $840 (2013 rate) for PhD and other doctorate by research candidates, and
-paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.

Selection Criteria: Selection will be based on the eligibility criteria and academic merit.

Notification: Applicants will be advised via email as soon as an outcome of their scholarship application is determined.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st May 2014 AND applicants will receive a RHD scholarship outcome before 31 July 2014.

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2014 Sydney Achievers Undergraduate-Postgraduate Scholarship in Australia

University of SydneyApplications are invited for the 2014 University of Sydney Achievers International Scholarship open to new international Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students commencing studies at the University in 2014.

Up to 100 of these prestigious undergraduate scholarships and several postgraduate scholarships will be offered in 2014 to high achieving, academically meritorious, international students, who want to study at one of the finest institutions of higher education in the world.

Worth of Award (Undergraduate)

  • AUD$10,000 each per annum, available for the CRICOS registered duration of a recipient’s program of study, for any Undergraduate Program offered at the University of Sydney (subject to the recipient maintaining satisfactory academic progress each year).
  • No living allowance is payable.

Worth of Award (Postgraduate)

  • AUD$10,000 each per annum (ie, $15,000 in total for a 1.5 year program, $20,000 in total for a 2 year program), available for the CRICOS registered duration of a recipient’s program of study, for any Postgraduate Coursework Program offered at the University of Sydney (subject to the recipient maintaining satisfactory academic progress each year).
  • No living allowance is payable.

Eligibility (Undergraduate)

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification or an international senior secondary qualification accepted by the University with outstanding results, as deemed by the University of Sydney.
  • Students completing Foundation Studies Programs offered by Australian or New Zealand universities are eligible.
  • Students who have already commenced/completed tertiary studies, or students transferring with credit exemptions and/or advanced standing, are not eligible.
  • Applicants must have completed the equivalent of an Australian Bachelor Degree qualification with outstanding results based on the Australian grading system, as deemed by the University of Sydney.
  • Students who have already commenced/completed postgraduate studies, or students transferring with credit exemptions and/or advanced standing, are not eligible.

Eligibility (Postgraduate)

  • Applicants must have completed the equivalent of an Australian Bachelor degree qualification with outstanding results based on the Australian grading system, as deemed by the University of Sydney.
  • Students who have already commenced/completed postgraduate studies, or students transferring with credit exemptions and/or advanced standing, are not eligible.

How to Apply (Postgraduate and Undergraduate)

  • No separate application for a Sydney Achievers International Scholarship is necessary.
  • An Application for Admission to the University of Sydney in 2014 will constitute an application for a Scholarship.
  • All applications meeting the selection and eligibility criteria resulting in unconditional Offers of Admission will be automatically considered.
  • Successful candidates will receive an Offer of a Scholarship with the Offer of Admission.
  • Applications received after the deadlines will not be considered.
  • Candidates applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will be considered in January 2014.
  • Successfull candidates will be notified by email.

Selection Criteria

  • Selection will be based strictly on academic merit as per the University’s admission requirements.
  • Selection will be based on actual results (academic and English language proficiency). Predicted/forecast results will not be considered.
  • Only applicants with firm, unconditional offers of admission will be considered.

Deadline: The closing date for receipt of applications and complete supporting documentation (academic and English language proficiency results) is 15 January 2014 for Semester 1, 2014, and 30 June 2014 for Semester 2, 2014. Successfull candidates will be notified by email.

Click here for official Announcement and to apply Online: http://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/prospective/sydney-achievers.shtml

Postgraduate Scholarship in Microwave Photonic Signal Processing in Australia

The university of SydneyApplications are invited for a full-time postgraduate scholarship to undertake research studies leading to MPhil/PhD in microwave photonic signal processing at the University of Sydney, Australia. The applicant is expected to have a strong background in fiber optics and signal processing. The scholarship will provide $25,392 per annum for one year with a possibility to be extended up to three years in total. Application deadline is 31st December 2013.

Study Subject (s): Scholarship is provided in the field of in Microwave Photonic Signal Processing at University of Sydney in Australia.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate degree level at University of Sydney in Australia.
Scholarship Provider: University of Sydney, Australia
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: The student will be supervised by A/Prof Xiaoke Yi and will work in Fibre-optics and Photonics Laboratory (FPL), School of Electrical and Information Engineering, the University of Sydney. The applicant is expected to have a strong background in fiber optics and signal processing. Both international and domestic students are welcome to apply. Please note that a scholarship with stipend does not cover any tuition fees payable by international students.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International and domestic students can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: A full-time postgraduate scholarship is available for a suitably qualified candidate to undertake research studies leading to MPhil/PhD in microwave photonic signal processing in the University of Sydney, Australia. Microwave photonics has expanded to address a considerable number of important applications which require fast and tunable signal processing capabilities. New optical devices and photonic techniques have been developed to overcome the limited functions for electronic analog and digital circuits implemented in the radar/antenna systems. The project targets the design of new photonic signal processors and high-performance microwave photonic signal processors for modern radar/antenna/wireless systems. Teaching assistant (tutor) and lab assistant positions are also available.

Number of award(s): One Scholarship will be offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarship will be offered for three years.

What does it cover? The scholarship will provide $25,392 per annum for one year with a possibility to be extended up to three years in total. A top-up scholarship valued at $6,000 p.a. will also be provided by the School of Electrical and Information Engineering.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is email.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st December 2013.

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Doctoral Scholarships for Domestic and International Students in New Zealand

Auckland University of TechnologyEach year, University of Auckland offers 140 doctoral scholarships for international and domestic students enrolled or intending to enroll in doctoral study. Scholarship covers up to $25,000 plus compulsory fee and are offered for up to 3 years, with a 6 months extension. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided within the faculty of Arts, Auckland Bioengineering Institute, Business and Economics, Education, Engineering, Law, Liggins, Medical and Health Sciences and Science at the University of Auckland.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral degree level at University of Auckland in New Zealand.
Scholarship Provider: University of Auckland in New Zealand
Scholarship can be taken at: New Zealand

Eligibility: The Scholarships are tenable by domestic and international students who are paying domestic fees.
-The Scholarships shall be available to students enrolled full-time at the University of Auckland who have paid the fees or have arranged to pay the fees, for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Clinical Psychology or the research component of another approved doctorate. The scholarships may also be available to domestic students for whom socially compelling reasons make part-time enrollment preferable.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Domestic and international students can apply for the scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Each year over 140 international and domestic students enrolled for PhD and other doctoral research degrees are awarded University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarships. These are primarily allocated on the basis of academic merit. They provide funding for up to 3 years, with a 6-month extension available on application.

Number of award(s): Each year over 140 scholarships will be offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships will be offered for up to 3 years, with a 6-month extension available on application.

What does it cover? The scholarships will provide up to $25,000 pa plus compulsory fees. (Its varies according to faculty)

Selection Criteria: The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Notification: Applicants will be notified by the letter or email, from the relevant Faculty and/or the Scholarships Office.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post or email.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadlines are: 1st March 2014 or 1st July 2014 (Arts)
-1st February 2014 ( Auckland Bioengineering Institute)
-1st February 2014, and 1st July 2014(Business and Economics)
-1st May 2014 (Education)
-1st February 2014, 1st June 2014 (Engineering)
-1st June 2014 (Law)
-1st February 2014 ( Liggins)
-1st February 2014, 1st May 2014 (Medical and Health Sciences)
-1stFebruary 2014, 1st May 2014 and 1st August 2014 (Science)

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INSEARCH to UTS Pathways Scholarship in Australia, 2014

University Technology of Sydney (UTS)Eligibility: To be eligible for the Scholarship, you must have completed or be completing an INSEARCH Diploma in Sydney, Australia.
-In addition, applicants must also meet the following criteria:
-Be an International Student (neither an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen nor permanent resident); and
-Meet the UTS admission criteria for the selected UTS Undergraduate Degree course; and
-Be commencing studies in a UTS undergraduate degree in the next available intake after completion of the INSEARCH Diploma.

Description: The UTS:INSEARCH to UTS Pathways Scholarship has been established to support high achieving UTS:INSEARCH graduates who wish to continue their studies in an undergraduate degree at UTS. It is awarded to an international student who is progressing directly into UTS from the INSEARCH Diploma program.

Subject: Various Courses

Level: Pursuing Undergraduate degree level at University of Technology Sydney in Australia.

How to Apply: by Online

Provider: University of Technology Sydney

For Which Country: Australia

For Whom: International ((neither an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen nor permanent resident) students have completed or be completing an INSEARCH Diploma in Sydney, Australia

Number of award(s): Two new Recipients will be awarded the Scholarship each year at the time of admission to the UTS degree course, one Recipient will be awarded in each of the Autumn and Spring Semester intakes.

Duration of award(s): The duration of the Scholarship is the number of semesters required for completion of the Recipient’s enrolled undergraduate course, as specified in the letter of offer for admission to the course.

What does it cover? The recipient will have their tuition fees paid for the duration of their enrolled undergraduate course.

Selection Criteria: Academic merit based on their INSEARCH Diploma results (credit average or above)
-Demonstrated motivation to succeed in the chosen UTS degree program
-Demonstrated commitment to utilise the UTS degree to contribute to their community
-Evidence that the scholarship will significantly increase the likelihood that the applicant will be able to complete the degree at a higher level of performance

Notification: Eligible candidates will be presented to a Scholarships Committee, which will undertake the selection of Recipients, usually in mid February and July.

Deadline: February 9, 2014

Australia Awards Scholarships 2014

Australian Development ScholarshipsDeadline: varies, Mar-May 2014
Study in:  Australia
Course starts 2014

Description: Australia Awards Scholarships, formerly known as Australian Development Scholarships (ADS), are scholarships for international students who wants to study in Australian Universities. Scholarship holders are required to return to their country of citizenship for two years after they have completed their studies to contribute to the development of their country. Australian Development Scholarships are available for vocational education and training courses, Undergraduate degrees, Postgraduate degrees and PhD degrees.

Host Institution(s): Participating Australian higher education institutions and technical colleges

Fields of Study: Study programs must relate to your country’s priority areas for development.  These are listed on the participating country profiles.

Number of Scholarships: Not specified.

Target group: You are only eligible for ADS if you are a citizen of one of participating countries in Asia, Pacific, Africa, Middle East, Caribbean Countries and Latin America. See the complete list of participating countries.

Scholarship Value/Inclusions: The scholarship benefits generally include: full tuition fees, return air travel, establishment allowance, contribution to living expenses (CLE), Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC),  etc.  See the complete list of benefits at the official website (link found below).

Eligibility: To be eligible to receive a Scholarship, applicants must:

a. be a minimum of 18 years of age at the time of commencing the Scholarship

b. be a citizen of a participating country (as listed on AusAID’s Scholarship website) and be residing in and applying for the Scholarship from their country of citizenship

c. not be married or engaged to or be a de facto of a person who holds, or is eligible to hold, Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency, at any of the application, selection or mobilisation phases or while on-scholarship in Australia

Note: Residents of Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau with New Zealand citizenship are eligible but must apply for an AusAID 576 student visa.

d. not be current serving military personnel

e. not be applying for another long-term AusAID scholarship unless they have returned to their home country and resided there* for twice the length of the total time that they were in Australia (for example, a previous Scholar who has been on AusAID scholarship/s in Australia for four years will not be eligible to apply for another AusAID scholarship until they have been home for eight years)

f. not hold or have held an Australian Government-funded scholarship (e.g. Endeavour Award) in the preceding two years, at the time of application

g. satisfy any specific criteria established by the applicant’s country and/or government of citizenship

h. be able to satisfy the admission requirements of the institution at which the Scholarship is to be undertaken (this may mean that Post will need to withdraw a Scholarship offer if the recipient cannot satisfy the institution’s admission requirements. This may not be known until Post requests a placement at selected institutions)

i. be able to satisfy all requirements of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) for an AusAID Student Visa 576 (this may mean that Post will need to withdraw a Scholarship offer if the recipient cannot satisfy the visa requirements)

Application Instructions: Most applications will open around February 2014. Applications for Australia Awards for Africa are now open. Check the open and close dates for your country, and select your country of citizenship/residency from the list of participating countries for specific information on eligibility, priority areas and how to apply.  Each Country Program has different timelines but deadline fallsaround March-May 2014.

It is important to read the how to apply page and visit the  country specific pages, and the official website (link found below) for detailed and updated information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.ausaid.gov.au/australia-awards/pages/studyin.aspx

Postgraduate Scholarships in Engineering at University of Technology Sydney in Australia, 2014

University Technology of Sydney (UTS)Eligibility: Student who have:
-completed their first semester in Spring 2014 as a full-time international student (24 credit points) in any of the above three courses and remain in the same course for the following semester
-achieved a minimum average of seventy five per cent (75%)
-not received a scholarship from UTS: Engineering previously
-not been a sponsored student
-not be a student enrolled in an offshore program

Description: UTS: Engineering and Information Technology offers six scholarships to high achieving International students each semester. The scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement in the first semester of the degree.

Subject: Various Courses

Level: Pursuing Postgraduate Degree Level at University of Technology Sydney.

How to Apply: by Online

Provider: University of Technology Sydney

For Which Country: Australia 

For Whom: International Students

Number of award(s): Six scholarships will be offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships will be offered for 12 per year.

What does it cover? UTS: Engineering offers six scholarships worth $2,000, each semester with a total of 12 per year.

Selection Criteria: The scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement in the first semester of the degree.

Notification: Not Known

Deadline: 1 January 2014