Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (FIPRS) are awarded to suitably qualified applicants to pursue a full-time research higher degree at Flinders University – up to three years for a Research Doctorate degree and up to two years for a Research Masters degree.
Host Institution: Flinders University, Australia, Course starts Jan-March 2013
Field of study: Any field of research
Target group: Citizens of any country except Australia or New Zealand
Scholarship value/inclusions: The FIPRS pays the international student tuition fees charged by Flinders University for a research higher degree.
In addition, Flinders University provides the recipient with a generous living allowance paid at the rate of $23,728 per annum (2012 rate). It is tax exempt and indexed annually.
An FIPRS student who moves to Adelaide from overseas is eligible for an establishment allowance (after arrival at Flinders) of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares, provided receipts can be produced by the student.
Eligibility: Applicants must be a citizen of any overseas country, except New Zealand, and, satisfy the University’s academic entry requirements for a Masters degree by research or Doctorate by research, including the English proficiency levels set by Flinders University for international students.
Students for whom English is a foreign language will need to provide evidence of their English language competence. Applicants must not hold an equivalent research higher degree qualification. Applications are normally only open to students commencing a research higher degree in Australia for the first time.
Please see the conditions of award for full eligibility criteria.
Deadline: 31 Aug 2012 (annual)
Official Scholarship Website: http://www.flinders.edu.au/scholarships-system/main-display-scholarship-details.cfm?scholarship_id=5332