This scholarship is open to Indigenous Australian applicants who are interested in undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the University of Newcastle.

PhD Scholarship for Indigenous Australian applicants

26 August 2014

This scholarship is open to Indigenous Australian applicants who are interested in undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the University of Newcastle.There are no restrictions on the area or discipline of research.

Scholarship Details

One scholarship is available to an Indigenous Australian , who will be supported with a stipend to the value of $25,392 per annum in 2014 (tax free and indexed annually). The scholarship will be paid fortnightly for a period of 3 years, with the possibility of a 6 month extension. Students will also receive a laptop and $1,500 per annum for research expenses. Funding will also be made available to assist with relocation and establishment.

Scholarship Eligibility 

This scholarship is available to Indigenous Australians only. Eligible candidates will be undertaking their research full-time and have a Bachelor Degree with Honours Class One or have equivalent qualifications and/or experience.

Application procedure

Apply via the Domestic Applicants application page

You will need to complete the application form and attach all required supporting documentation, including your research proposal, a copy of your CV, academic transcripts and academic publications (if applicable).

You are required to specify in your application that you are applying for an 'Indigenous PhD Scholarship'.