Murdoch International Postgraduate Scholarship (MIPS), Australia

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Murdoch International Postgraduate Studentships (MIPS) are funded by Murdoch University and are open to international students who wish to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Education (EdD) or Master by Research (MPhil).

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.

Overseas students who are subsidised by the Australian Government on a tuition-only award will automatically be considered for a Murdoch International Postgraduate Scholarship (MIPS).

The MIPS scholarship provides a tax exempt living allowance of AUD $24,653 per annum (2013) as well as a tuition fee sponsorship and health insurance premiums. The health insurance covers the student and their spouse and dependants (if any) for the period of the MIPS. Under the MIPS conditions, travel and relocation costs are the responsibility of the applicant however Murdoch University provides MIPS 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.

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.

How to apply
You must indicate that you would like to be considered for MIPS on your International Student Application for Admission & Scholarship.

Application Deadline
30 September 2013

Click here for further details and application


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