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Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of New South Wales

 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. The APA scheme is administered by the university and funded by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR).

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

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Allowance, Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Multiple/year

 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:  3.5 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 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 - NSW: Sydney Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  30 April; 31 October

 Number Per Year:  110

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Graduate Research School

 Contact Phone:  61 2 93855500

 Contact Fax:  61 2 93856238

 Contact Email:

 Contact Postal Address:  Level 2, South Wing, Rupert Myers Building, Gate 14, Barker Street, UNSW Sydney, NSW 2052 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of New South Wales

 Provider Phone:  61 2 93851078

 Provider Fax:  61 2 93853732

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