University of Adelaide is inviting applications for a number of Graduate Research Scholarships available to its recent graduates to continue their education via a Masters or Doctorate degree by research. The AGRS provides course tuition fees and an annual living allowance for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only). The application deadline for semester 2 intake is 30 April 2015.

Scholarship Eligibility:

 In order to be eligible for consideration a student must:

  • Complete their four year undergraduate degree including first class honours in a research based honours program at the University of Adelaide in that semester OR have completed the above that year or in the previous year; or this will be deemed to cover students who have completed all of their education at Adelaide and where the committee considers it appropriate students who have completed a lesser period of time but including the honours year.
  • Be completing their masters degree with a sufficient research component to be approved by the Research Education Development Committee as a degree acceptable for entry to the PhD (refer to the Academic Program Rules) at the University of Adelaide in that semester or have completed the above that year or in the previous year; Students undertaking a coursework masters degree will be required to obtain an overall grade of Distinction with not less than a High Distinction in their research component(s) to be eligible for scholarships.
  • Be eligible to enrol as a commencing student in a full-time postgraduate research program at the University of Adelaide in the following semester;
  • Be an international student; and
  • Not be currently enrolled in the higher degree by research program at the University of Adelaide for which the student is applying for a scholarship.
  • Note: Currently enrolled PhD students are not eligible to apply.
  • Note: Applicants who were considered in a previous round are not eligible for reconsideration.
  • The offer of a scholarship is contingent upon a student not being offered another award by the Commonwealth of Australia, The University of Adelaide, or an overseas sponsor. The University reserves the right to withdraw an offer of a scholarship at any time prior to enrolment if it is advised that an awardee has been offered a scholarship equal to or in excess of the financial value of the award offered by the University.

What does scholarship cover?

The scholarships worth are-

  • Course tuition fees for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only), and
  • An annual living allowance ($25,392 in 2014) for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a -Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only).
  • No other allowances will be paid.
    Note: The scholarship does not provide an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) allowance.

How to apply for college scholarships:

The mode of applying is online.

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