MoET-VIED / USC PhD Scholarships

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MoET-VIED / USC PhD Scholarships


Applications for MoET-VIED scholarships will be accepted at any time in 2020.

The Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam (MOET) through its Vietnam International Education Development (VIED) office and University of the Sunshine Coast (USC), are jointly offering postgraduate research scholarships to students from Vietnam who intend to undertake a research degree at USC.

Established in 1996, the University of the Sunshine Coast has experienced rapid growth with research a concerted area of expansion. The University continues to strengthen its research capacity and capability in areas of research focus.

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To be eligible for a MoET-VIED/USC scholarship, applicants must:
  • have been selected by MoET-VIED to receive their scholarship support
  • meet USC's standard entry criteria to their nominated higher degree by research program
  • be proposing to undertake research in one of USC's areas of Research Focus: 
    • Psychology in Human Factors and Accident Research
    • Aquaculture and Agriculture
    • Animal and Marine Ecology
    • Forestry Research
    • Biomedical Science and Nursing
    • Social Science of Environmental Change
    • Indigenous and Transcultural Research
Selection criteria
  • Undergraduate achievement
  • Research alignment (see above areas of Research Focus)
  • Publications
  • Most recent or relevant degree
  • Relevant professional research experience (if applicable)
Eligible programs
Doctor of Philosophy and Masters by Research programs

The successful applicant will receive the following support for the standard duration of the PhD program (three years full-time) or Masters program (1.5 years full-time):

  • Stipend commensurate with the Research Training Program rate, which in 2020 is A$28,092
  • International tuition fees
  • Overseas Student Heath Cover (OSHC) - single cover
  • Funding to support research costs from the School of enrolment
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