This scholarship is designed to provide financial support to enable a doctoral student within the School of Education to make substantial progress towards her/his research programme. The scholarship is offered on the basis of academic merit, teaching experience and a commitment to undertake research directed to enhancing the quality of teaching.
Amount: $10,000 per annum
Frequency: two payments of $5,000 per annum
Tenure: Up to 3 years
You need to follow these steps to apply for a scholarship for a Doctor of Philosophy course (Higher Degree by Research):
Submit your scholarship application and documentation by the closing date for the scholarship by email: email@example.com or by post to:
Research Scholarships Officer
Edith Cowan University
270 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup, Western Australia, 6027
You will be advised of the outcome via email as soon as possible afterwards.
Applicants should have completed at least four years of tertiary education study at a high level of achievement for example:
The awardees should also have:
To be eligible Applicants must not have previously gained or currently hold any of the following:
Research doctorate, which is deemed the equivalent of an Australian research doctorate degree.
HDR - Higher Degree Research (PhD)
Students currently enrolled in their qualifying Honours or Master by research degree must ensure that their thesis is submitted in sufficient time * for an examination result to be available for the scholarship round.
* Examiners take approximately 4 weeks to examine an Honours thesis and approximately 6 weeks to examine a Masters by research thesis, however, examination times may vary.
It is important to ensure your application includes as much information as possible together with the supporting documentation as following the closing date, additional documents cannot be added to an application.
Documents in a language other than English It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all documentation presented in a foreign language is also accompanied by an authorised English translation. This means that applicants must provide copies of the qualification or documentation in the original language and an official English translation.
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