Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (FIPRS), 2016-17


Overview: The Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (FIPRS) are specifically intended to support international students to undertake a research higher degree at Flinders University, the Scholarship covers international tuition fees and a stipend. A limited number of (up to 10) FIPRS
scholarships are available each year and the scholarship round is highly competitive. The FIPRS is awarded to candidates who demonstrate outstanding aptitude for independent research. The FIPRS are considered on the basis of academic merit, academic research training and research indicators and
performance. The scholarship is tenable for up to three years for a Research Doctorate degree and up to two years for a Research Masters degree. Successful applicants are required to undertake full time study and must be commencing a research higher degree in Australia for the first time.

Study Level: Masters/PhD

Area of Study: Education, Humanities, Law, Health Sciences, Science and Engineering, Social and Behavioural

Scholarship Value: The FIPRS pays the international student tuition fees charged by Flinders University for a research higher degree.
In addition, Flinders University provides the recipient with a generous living allowance paid at the rate of $25,849 (2015 full rate). It is tax exempt and indexed annually.
An FIPRS student who moves to Adelaide from overseas is eligible for an establishment allowance (after arrival at Flinders) of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares, provided receipts can be produced by the student.

Requirements: Applicants must satisfy the University’s academic entry requirements for a Masters degree by research or Doctorate by research.
Applicants are required to have successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Hons degree(this is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year)
Applicants must have met the English proficiency levels set by Flinders University for international students at the time of application. Students for whom English is a foreign language will need to provide evidence of their English language competence.
Applicants must not hold an equivalent research higher degree qualification.
Applications are only open to students commencing a research higher degree in Australia for the first time.
Applicants must not hold Australian citizenship, Australian permanent resident status or New Zealand citizenship. Please see the attached conditions of award for full eligibility criteria.

How to Apply: All applicants are required to read the application guidelines provided before submitting an application.
Applicants can submit their application electronically or in hard copy. If you send an electronic application by email and you are successful, you will be required to provide all of your original or certified documents to the International Office before your scholarship will commenced. Incomplete
applications will not be accepted.

Any questions about the application process should be directed to the Student Finance Office via email at rhdscholarships@flinders.edu.au

If you wish to post your application, please post to:

The International Office
Flinders University
GPO Box 2100
Adelaide SA 5001

Deadline: 14 August 2015

Website: Further Information


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