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PhD Opportunity at Macquarie University, Australia

June 26, 2018 - 3:57
PhD Opportunity at Macquarie University, Australia

The HDRO are pleased to advise that the 2019 International Research Training Program Scholarship (iRTP) and International Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (iMQRES) round is now open. The closing day for applications is 31st July 2018. These scholarships will be ranked on a competitive basis by the selection committee.

The main scholarship round for international candidates is the International Research Training Program scholarship (iRTP). The International Research Training Program is the Australian Commonwealth Government scholarship scheme for supporting international higher degree research candidates of exceptional promise.

Applicants applying for an iRTP will be automatically considered for the University funded International Macquarie Research Excellence Scholarship program (iMQRES) in the same round.

Applicants should refer to main round scholarships as either ‘iRTP’ or ‘iMQRES’ within their application. No allocation reference numbers apply.

Successful iRTP candidates will receive:

  1. Tuition fee offset for 3 years maximum
  2. Stipend (tax exempt, indexed annually, 2018 rate $27,082pa)
  3. Travel Concession (applied to local transport OPAL Card)

Successful iMQRES candidates will receive:

  1. Tuition fee offset for 3 years maximum
  2.  Stipend (tax exempt, indexed annually, 2018 rate $27,082pa)

Macquarie also offers a limited number of scholarships to international Master of Research (MRes) candidates. They must be applying for an ‘MRes/PhD 1+3 bundle’ (i.e. MRes Year 2 and 3 year PhD) through this competitive IRTP round. Successful candidates will be awarded a provisional PhD offer, and they will be considered for a 3 year PhD scholarship on a competitive basis upon successful completion of MRes Year 2.

For application guidelines, please visit : Link 1Link 2Link 3

For application guidelines, please visit the link

Interested candidates, please apply through the link

ACIP Deadline for application: 12th July 2018

For other information/ to confirm your interest, please send the resume to:

Sujatha / Anandi/ Reshmi/ Smitha
AMRITA Center for International Programs
Ph: 0476-2804160
(Please use the subject title: Macquarie Scholarship 2019)

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