Indigenous Australian Higher Degree by Research Scholarship

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Indigenous Australian Higher Degree by Research Scholarship

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Applications are invited for the 2018 Indigenous Australian Higher Degree by Research (HDR) scholarship. Applications will remain open until the scholarship is awarded.

This award is intended to provide financial support to an Indigenous Australian to undertake their higher degree by research (HDR) at USC. The scholarship is provided to assist with students' general living costs.

This scholarship is available for the standard duration of a Higher Degree by Research program.

More information

Contact the Graduate Research Student Officer, Office of Research: researchtraining@usc.edu.au for more information.

Eligibility:
To be eligible for the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) Indigenous Australian HDR Scholarship, applicants:
  • identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander on their Application for Admission to HDR and PGRS
  • are accepted for entry to a higher degree by research (HDR) at USC
  • do not hold an equivalent HDR qualification to that being applied for
  • recipients must maintain satisfactory progress as a full-time higher degree by research candidate at the University of the Sunshine Coast
Selection criteria:
  • Undergraduate achievement;
  • Research focus;
  • Publications; 
  • Most recent and relevant degree; and
  • Relevant professional research experience
Eligible programs:
Any Master by Research Degree, Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Creative Arts
Number available:
1
Value:
The stipend is commensurate with the Research Training Program Scholarship and will increment annually. The 2017 value is $26,628 per annum.
Application:
To apply please follow these steps: Prospective students Current students All applicants
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