Federation University Australia in conjunction with the Central Highlands Children and Youth Area Partnership research collaboration is pleased to offer seven fully funded Ph.D. scholarships in the Central Highlands area for commencement in September 2016.
The CHCYAP Collaborative Research program has been established to advance and apply research knowledge, build communities of practice, and support organisations to design, implement and evaluate evidence-informed interventions.
Federation University Australia is a dual-sector university with multiple campuses in Victoria, Australia. The university is based in Ballarat, but there are also campuses in Ararat, Horsham, Stawell, Churchill and online offering technical and further education (TAFE) and Horsham’s Higher Education Nursing program.
Applicants from non-English speaking countries must demonstrate English language proficiency (ELP) by achieving at least the minimum score.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Ph.D. programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the Central Highlands area.
Scholarship Award: Scholarships are valued at the APA rate (2016 rate at $26 288), indexed each year. Scholarships are for a period of three years. Students awarded a scholarship will also be allocated a research-training place (which means there are no fees, either up-front or deferred).
Scholarship can be taken in Australia
Eligibility: To be eligible to undertake a Ph.D., applicants must meet eligibility requirements outlined on the Research website. If they are applying for ‘Honours equivalence’ please ensure that applicant provides detailed information to support their case.
- Applicants must meet minimum entry requirements of having a relevant bachelor’s degree and relevant practice experience. Applicants who do not meet clear entry requirements with regards to honours equivalency are encouraged to apply. Scholarship recipients who have limited research experience will be required to undertake additional research training as a condition of their offer to Federation University Australia.
- Applicants must have qualifications in a relevant discipline (such as social work, human services, psychology, education, social sciences), well-developed qualitative research skills, and practice experience relevant to the particular scholarship topic(s) they are applying for.
Nationality: Citizens of Australia can apply for these scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must meet minimum entry requirements of having a relevant bachelor’s degree and relevant practice experience.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: Applicants from non-English speaking countries must demonstrate English language proficiency (ELP) by achieving at least the minimum score in one of the following formal test of English language proficiency within the last two years:
- IELTS (International Language Testing System) minimum score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0;
- TOEFL (American test of English as a Foreign Language) minimum score of 580 plus a TWE (Test of Written English) a score of 5.0;
- TOEFL computer-based minimum score of 237 plus a minimum score of 22 in writing;
- TOEFL internet-based minimum score of 92-93 plus a minimum score of 22 in writing; or
- Under exceptional circumstances, applying for an exemption from being required to provide an IELTS or TOEFL score based on an exemption request with supporting evidence.
How to Apply: All applicants must submit an Application for Enrolment available on the Higher Degree by Research Apply web page and identify two referees to support their application and email them the Confidential Referee Report Form.
Application Deadline: The scholarship application deadline is 24th June 2016.