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Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Sydney

 Scholarship Name:  Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)

 Description:  Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) are designed to assist with general living costs and are awarded to students of exceptional research potential to undertake a higher degree by research at the university.

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

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Allowance, Scholarship

 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 first class honours 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:  End October; Mid June

 Other Details:  Applications for semester 1 of the following year close at the end of October; applications for semester 2 close mid June.

 Number Per Year:  320

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Research Support Officer

 Contact Department:  Research Support

 Contact Phone:  61 2 86278111

 Contact Fax:  61 2 86278485

 Contact Postal Address:  Level 6, Jane Foss Russell Building G02, 160 City Road, University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Sydney

 Provider Phone:  61 1800 793864

 Provider Fax:  61 2 86278145

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