Speech Pathology PhD Research Scholarships at UTS in Australia, 2018
Scholarship Description: The Graduate School of Health at the University of Technology Sydney is offering PhD research scholarships in the area of Speech Pathology. Scholarships are available to suitable domestic and international applicants.
Scholarship Provider: The University of Technology Sydney is a public research university located in Sydney, Australia. Although its origins are said to trace back to the 1870s, the university was founded in its current form in 1988.
The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.
Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.
Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the area of Speech Pathology.
Scholarship Benefits: The full-time stipend rate associated with the scholarships is $27,082.00 per annum tax exempt. The total value of the scholarship is AU$81,246 over three years.
Tuition fees for domestic (Australian citizen or permanent visa holder) applicants are automatically covered by the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fees Offset (Domestic). A successful international applicant may be offered a UTS International Tuition Fee Waiver.
Please note that this scholarship is governed by RTPS Conditions of Award. The successful candidate must commence in either Spring 2018 (preferably) or Autumn 2019 intake.
In addition to the scholarship, the Graduate School of Health also provides approximately $1,500 per annum to directly support the research related activities (conference travel, training, copy editing, participant recruitment, etc.).
Eligible Nationalities: Scholarships are available to suitable domestic and international applicants.
Eligibility Criteria: To be considered for the PhD, applicants must have:
A completed a Masters (at least two years) with a major research component (a thesis component of approximately 50 per cent of the degree and 20,000 words) at distinction level, unless the following exemption applies.
PhD applicants may be exempt from having to demonstrate either (a) a completed Masters with a major research component if they can
Also demonstrate equivalence through having completed a research-intensive undergraduate degree, or,
Also demonstrate capacity to undertake independent research through prior research engagement (e.g., as a research assistant with responsibilities in the conduct of research with publication in peer reviewed journals).
PhD applicants must also demonstrate their interest in the area of research and their strong quantitative, analytical, and writing skills.
Application Procedure: Students will be required to submit a full application which includes all of the information listed in the table below and any other information as listed on the website, as well as satisfy entry requirements
- A personal statement (750 words maximum) outlining your suitability for undertaking a PhD, what you hope to achieve from your research, and your research experience to date.
- Academic curriculum vitae.
- Official academic transcripts (undergraduate and postgraduate), including master’s thesis results (if applicable).
- Evidence of writing for research output (e.g., peer reviewed publications) demonstrating your capacity to undertake independent research (if applicable)
- Proof of English proficiency (if not having completed a minimum of 5 years study in Australia).
- Written references to include contact details for suitable academic referees (two required).
- Evidence of prizes, scholarships, and awards (certificates, statements of award).
To be considered for this opportunity, please register your Expression of Interest (EOI) directly by submitting an application through the UTS’s website.
Deadline: May 31, 2018