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Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Canberra

 Scholarship Name:  Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)

 Description:  Australian Postgraduate Award (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.

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

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Allowance

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $25,849

 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 a 6-month extension for PhD students. The scholarship also provides a thesis allowance and, where applicable, a relocation allowance.

 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 IIA or an equivalent qualification. Applicants cannot: previously have held an Australian Government Research Scholarship for more than six 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 - Australian Capital Territory

 Closing Date:  30 September

 Other Details:  To contact the scholarships office regarding APA scholarships via email please add 'APA Enquiry' in the subject line.


Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Manager

 Contact Department:  Research Students Office

 Contact Phone:  61 2 62012470


Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Canberra

 Provider Phone:  61 2 62015111

 Provider Fax:  61 2 62015391

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


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