Division of EASS Timely Submission Scholarship
About this scholarship
The Division of EASS Timely Submissions Scholarships for 2018 provide funding of $500.00 per week for up to eight weeks during the period September to November 2018. They are directed towards research degree students who are in the final stages of writing up their thesis to allow students to spend uninterrupted time (up to eight weeks) to complete and submit their thesis for examination on or before the 31st December 2018.
The scholarships are only for students who are within their candidature time and who will submit their thesis within candidature time (< 4.0 years) on or before the end of December 2018.
The scholarships are limited in number and applications must be submitted by the closing date. The panel will not consider applications from research degree students who are over-time in their candidature, who will not submit their thesis for examination within candidature, or who will submit after 31st December 2018.
$4000 per year
Open to Division of EASS HDR domestic and international students only. Students must be within candidature and able to submit thesis for examination within candidature and before the end of December 2018.
Research degree students must:
- Currently be enrolled at UniSA in either a doctoral degree by research or a masters by research within the Division of EASS
- have completed their data collection or equivalent
- be in the writing-up stage
- be within their candidature time
- be able to submit their thesis for examination within candidature on or before the 31st December 2018
- if part-time, or working, provide evidence that time release is available to work on the writing-up on a full-time basis
- not be a continuing UniSA academic staff member.
How to apply and closing date
Written applications should be sent to the EASS Division Research Office by email to EASResearchStudents@unisa.edu.au
- Your application should be made in writing, within 1-2 pages, including a proposed work plan. In the work plan, address how your thesis will be completed within 8-12 weeks of commencing the scholarship and submitted for examination before the 31st December 2018.
- You must obtain the support of your Principal Supervisor for the application who should provide a statement in support of your application. The supervisor statement must include a commitment to being available for the timely provision of feedback to support thesis submission, and support for the feasibility of submission by 31st December 2018.
- The application is also to include an objective report of progress by the Research Degree Coordinator confirming that a timely thesis submission is achievable.
- Your application will be considered by the Dean: Research and Innovation and Associate Dean: Research Education for selection of successful candidates.
Application closing date: 3rd August 2018
Assessment of your application
Assessment of your application will be based on the:
- Quality of the application
- Supervisor and Research Degree Coordinator comments
- Work plan and the likelihood of the thesis being completed within the nominated timeframe
Conditions of the scholarship
- Successful applicants will be required to enrol, and remain enrolled on a full-time or part-time basis at UniSA.
- Leave of absence will not be available during the duration of the Timely Submission Scholarship, unless there are exceptional circumstances.
- During the period of the scholarship, progress will be monitored on a regular basis, in accordance with milestones outlined in the work plan.
- Failure to make satisfactory progress in line with the above milestones may mean the cessation of the scholarship payments.
- Submission of the thesis for examination, with supervisor's approval, is required at the completion of the scholarship.
Areas of study and research
- Health Research
- Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity (ARENA)
- Centre for Cancer Biology
- Centre for Drug Discovery and Development
- Centre for Population Health Research
- Centre of Research Excellence for the Prevention of Chronic Conditions in Rural and Remote High Risk Populations
- International Centre for Allied Health Evidence
- Medicine and Device Surveillance CRE
- Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre
and Social Sciences
- Art, Architecture and Design
- Communication, International Studies and Languages
- Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy
- Hawke Research Institute
- Asia Pacific Centre for Work Health and Safety
- Australian Centre for Child Protection
- Barbara Hardy Institute
- Centre for Research in Education
- Hawke EU Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence
- Centre for Islamic Thought and Education
- International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding
- Research Centre for Languages and Cultures
- Zero Waste SA Research Centre for Sustainable Design and Behaviour (sd+b)
IT, Engineering and
- Future Industries Institute
- UniSA College