The UNE PhD. Innovation Research Award (UNE PIRA) Scholarship is offered to top quality international candidates who wish to enrol in the Doctor of Philosophy (Innovation) (PhD.I) research degree at UNE.
For students undertaking a PhD.I, the scholarship will be for a period of four years full-time. The student will be required to undertake the first and last year of study on campus at UNE. The second and third years will be undertaken in the home country, conducting research within the candidates’ industry/professional context. Successful candidates must be able to provide evidence of their embeddedness in an appropriate industry/professional context, which could include support from government or non –government agencies, aid organisations or industry. This industry/professional partner must be willing to provide funding and material support for the research candidate and their project.
This scholarship opportunity is available to students applying for the PhD (Innovation) only. Students applying for a PhD are not eligible for this scholarship, and should apply for the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship.
UNE PIRA Scholarship Round Dates:
Applications will only be accepted during round dates.
Opens : 13 August 2018 Closes : 28 September 2018
A fixed rate of AU$27,082 per annum, tax free for full-time candidates, paid in fortnightly instalments.
How to Apply
Please make sure you read the International Students Scholarship Application Guidelines.
Complete the International Students Scholarship Application Form.
Detailed instructions are included on the form. Please make sure all required documentation is attached, or your application may not be considered.
Further information about the PIRA Scholarships can be found in the PIRA Terms and Conditions.
Any enquiries relating to the scholarship should be made through AskUNE.