The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) is one of Australia’s original and leading educational institutions, producing some of Australia’s most employable graduates. As an innovative, global university of technology, with its heart in the city of Melbourne, RMIT has an international reputation for excellence in work-relevant education and high quality research, and engagement with the needs of industry and community.
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS)
If you are an international student commencing a higher degree by research (masters or PhD) at RMIT in 2013, the Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship could pay your tuition fees for the normal duration of your program.
Value and duration
The scholarship provides tuition fees and the cost of an Overseas Student Health Cover policy for the duration of your program. (This is normally three years for a research doctorate degree and two years for a research masters degree.)
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
> be a citizen of any overseas country except New Zealand
> be an overseas student as defined in the Act
> meet the Department of Immigration and Citizenship’s international student visa requirements - this includes purchasing and maintaining a standard Overseas Student Health Cover policy approved by the Commonwealth Government of Health and Ageing
> be commencing full-time enrolment in a higher degree by research (HDR) program in 2013 at an Australian RMIT campus
> have been offered a place in an HDR program at RMIT University to commence in Semester 1 or Semester 2, 2013
> have been offered a place that is not conditional on meeting English language requirements
> provide evidence of English language proficiency and meet the English language requirement of the HDR program before the closing date
> be studying in one of RMIT’s areas of research specialisation
> not already hold a research qualification equivalent to an Australian research doctorate or, if you are doing a research masters, not have a qualification equivalent to that
> not have held an Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) scholarship in the two years before taking up the Endeavour IPRS
> not be receiving a scholarship for which course tuition is a component under any other scholarship scheme to which the Australian Government makes a substantial contribution
> not have previously received an Endeavour IPRS for a research doctorate unless you are converting to a research masters degree under paragraph 3.25.15 of these Guidelines
> not have previously received an Endeavour IPRS for a research masters degree, unless you have completed your masters and are immediately undertaking a research doctorate degree or you have converted your Endeavour IPRS under paragraph 3.25.15 of these guidelines.
Open date: 17 September 2012
Close date: 31 October 2012, 5 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time.
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International Full Postgraduate Research Scholarship from RMIT University, Australia