International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) at Murdoch University in Australia, 2013/14

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Murdoch University is offering international postgraduate research scholarship for pursuing Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Education (EdD) or Master by Research (MPhil) programme at university. Applicants should possess an honours degree (at least upper second-class honours) or equivalent. The award is for a maximum of three years for PhD and EdD studies and two years for MPhil. An extension of up to 6 months may be granted for PhD candidates. Scholarships are awarded on academic merit, research experience and/or potential. The application deadline is 30 September 2013.. The International Postgraduate Research Studentship (IPRS) is available to international students who wish to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Education (EdD) or Master by Research (MPhil) and includes tuition fees, health insurance premiums and a living allowance. Scholarships are awarded on academic merit, research experience and/or potential. Applicants should possess an honours degree (at least upper second-class honours) or equivalent..  These scholarships are available for pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Education (EdD) or Master by Research (MPhil) at Murdoch University in Australia.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  Scholarships are provided in the field of Philosophy and Education offered by the Murdoch University in Australia.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· The International Postgraduate Research Studentship (IPRS) is available to international students who wish to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Education (EdD) or Master by Research (MPhil).
· Applicants should possess an honours degree (at least upper second
· class honours) or equivalent.
· Applicants must provide evidence of having achieved Murdoch University English language proficiency requirements. These requirements are IELTS (International English Language Testing System) – 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0) or TOEFL (Test Of English as a Foreign Language/ internet based) – Minimum score of 90 with no band less than 20. Exceptions include Nursing and Education which have an IELTS requirement of 7.0.
Benefits of the scholarship:  Murdoch University provides the successful applicant with a living allowance of AUD $26,200 per annum (2013 rate). The scholarship also includes health insurance which covers the student and their spouse and dependants (if any) for the period of the IPRS. Under the IPRS conditions, travel and relocation costs are the responsibility of the applicant however Murdoch University provides their IPRS recipients with a (partial) allowance for relocation and airfares (based on receipts). Murdoch students also have access to a conference travel allowance once during the course of their degree, maintenance funding set by the Schools and a thesis production allowance.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  The award is for a maximum of three years for PhD and EdD studies and two years for MPhil. An extension of up to 6 months may be granted for PhD candidates.
Number of scholarships:  Not Known

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