Scholarships for International Research Fees (SIRFs), Australia

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
University of Western Australia offers Scholarships for International Research Fees (SIRFs) for international students. These scholarships are offered to undertake the degree of Masters by Research or Doctor of Philosophy in Australia. 
Application for a scholarship is also an application for admission to the University.

The aim of the UWA SIRF scheme is to attract top quality international postgraduate students to areas in which the University has specialised research strengths and to support Australia's research effort. Successful applicants can expect to become members of a research team working under the direction of senior researchers and in an area which has attracted external resources.

Criteria
Applications for SIRF scholarships are rated according tot he following criteria: (a) Academic achievement; (b) English languate achievement; (c) Research training achievement; and (d) Proposed research environment. Allocation of scholarships is the outcome of a competitive ranking and selection process in which applications are scored and ranked by Schools, Faculties and the University Scholarships Committee, according to these common criteria on the basis of evidence provided.

Scholarship value
The scholarship provides course tuition fees and standard health cover only for each semester of the course in line with the scholarship tenure and conditions. The basis of selection of award is academic achievement. 

Applications must be sent by the online application process by 31st January 2013.

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