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Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Curtin University

 Scholarship Name:  Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)

 Description:  The APA scholarships are awarded to students of exceptional research potential undertaking a Higher Degree by Research (HDR). APAs are provided to assist with general living costs. Part-time APAs may only be awarded under exceptional circumstances which relate to the applicant having significant caring commitments or a medical condition that preclude the applicants from attending campus on a full-time basis.

 Study Level:  Doctor Degree (By Research), Master Degree (By Research)

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Allowance, Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $32,500

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides a stipend of $25,849 per year (2015 rate, indexed annually). Tenure is 3 years for a PhD and 2 years for a master by research, with a possible maximum 6-month extension for PhD students. Successful students will also receive Curtin Research Scholarships (CRS) to provide a total package of $32,500 per annum tax free for the duration of the award.

 Length:  3 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  The awards are open to Australian citizens and permanent residents or New Zealand citizens, who hold a bachelor degree with honours class I or an equivalent qualification. Applicants cannot: previously have held an Australian Government Research Scholarship for more than 6 months; be in receipt of an equivalent award (greater than 75 per cent of the base stipend); or have completed a degree at the same level or higher than that proposed.

 Study Location:  Australia - WA: Perth Metropolitan WA: Goldfields WA: Great Southern WA: Midland WA: Midwest-Gascoyne WA: Pilbara WA: South West

 Closing Date:  31 October

 Number Per Year:  40

 Scholarship Website:  http:// (opens in new window)

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Office of Research and Development

 Contact Phone:  61 8 92664906

 Contact Fax:  61 8 92663793


 Contact Postal Address:  GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Curtin University

 Provider Phone:  61 8 92663399

 Provider Fax:  61 8 92664108

 Provider Website:  http://www.curtin.edu.au (opens in new window)


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