The University of Southern Queensland is offering 13 Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) for students commencing their PhD studies in semester 2 2013. Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) scholarships are awarded to students of exceptional research potential undertaking a Higher Degree by Research (Doctor of Philosophy).
USQ’s strategic research effort is focused in the following areas:
Recipients of these awards will receive a stipend and will be allocated a place funded by the Research Training Scheme (RTS).
The information on this page is subject to change.
Australian Postgraduate Awards carry a yearly stipend of $23 728 per annum to the successful applicant however USQ will supplement this payment to a total yearly per annum amount of $30 000. In addition the successful applicant have access to $5000 for conference travel.
Payments are made on a fortnightly basis over the year. The period of tenure of an award is three years. Periods of study already undertaken towards the degree will be deducted from the period of tenure.
To be eligible applicants must:
To apply for this scholarship, applicants must complete and forward the following documentation by email to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Office of Research and Higher Degrees (ORHD) also recommend applicants supply a copy of their:
To ensure your scholarship application is assessed, scanned copies of the above documentation (excluding the Academic Referee Reports which should be forwarded separately by the referee) must be forwarded as one attachment to ORHD, email@example.com and no other office.
Applications close 5pm Friday 7th June
For further information please contact Amy McCabe Amy.McCabe@usq.edu.au