Are you eligible to apply for a scholarship?

Please read this information carefully before applying for a research degree scholarship at the University of South Australia. You will receive notification of the results of your scholarship application as part of the general notification of the results of your research degree application.

 


Australian applicants 

Scholarships are available to support students enrolling in the University's areas of research concentration and research strength.

You may wish to refer to the Research Degrees Scholarship Allocation Guidelines: Competitive Commonwealth and University of South Australia funded scholarships (PDF file, 80KB).

Main criteria

  • Generally an applicant must have first-class Honours or equivalent to gain a scholarship at the University of South Australia.
  • Scholarships are awarded on the basis that the candidate will be studying full-time. In some cases, candidates can apply to receive scholarships on a part-time basis if there are compelling social reasons (eg the need to provide full-time care of children, disabled, sick, injured or elderly). The need to undertake part- or full-time work is not considered a compelling social reason.

Awards will not be made to persons who

  • are in receipt of an equivalent major award or scholarship or salary from any other source, other than approved supplementary scholarships of lesser value, or remuneration for approved part-time employment
  • have completed a PhD degree or equivalent
  • have completed a Masters degree or equivalent unless commencing a PhD
  • seek to undertake paid employment on a full-time or substantial part-time basis

See also Student eligibility requirements: Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA), 2.10.1 - Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines (Research).


International applicants

Scholarships are available to support students enrolling in areas of research concentration and research strength.

You may wish to refer to the Research Degrees Scholarship Allocation Guidelines: Competitive Commonwealth and University of South Australia funded scholarships (PDF file, 80KB).

Main criteria

  • Generally an applicant must have first-class Honours or equivalent to gain a scholarship at the University of South Australia.
  • An awardee must be enrolled on a full-time basis as a candidate for a Masters by Research or PhD at the University of South Australia.
  • An awardee shall be enrolled as an internal candidate at the University of South Australia.

Awards will not be made to persons who

  • are in receipt of an equivalent major award or scholarship or salary from any other source, other than approved supplementary scholarships of lesser value
  • have completed a PhD degree or equivalent
  • have completed a Masters degree or equivalent unless commencing a PhD
  • seek to undertake paid employment on a full-time or substantial part-time basis. 

See also Student eligibility requirements: International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS), 3.10.1 - Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines (Research).

Areas of study and research

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