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Scholarship applicants - All Commonwealth Government and UON scholarship applicants must complete an Expression of Interest (EOI) form and have it signed by a potential UON supervisor to be assured of being considered for scholarship. You should upload the EOI form with your online application. The potential supervisor will also provide you with a Pre-Identified Candidate (PIC) code which must be included in your application. Please see the Guide for uploading this information with your online application. Support from a potential supervisor is needed before your application can be considered but does not guarantee that you will be offered admission or awarded a scholarship.
The EOI form is a fillable PDF. Please right click the link below and save the document to your computer.
For admission only applicants - it is highly recommended you liaise with a UON supervisor prior to submitting your application.
You are required to submit a research proposal which is a clear statement describing your proposed area of research. Consultation with an academic staff member in your area of research interest is required.
Please note the documents / supporting evidence that you may be required to provide in support of your application for admission:
If you apply for a UON Scholarship, you should additionally provide evidence of previous publications / exhibitions / research attainments. These are required if the attainments are to be included in your points ranking. See the HDR Scholarship Guidelines for more information. All applications for scholarship must include a Pre-Identified Candidate (PIC) code, which is provided by a potential UON supervisor (see Step 2).
International applicants: please note that the International Sanctions Compliance Assessment is a requirement of the Higher Degree by Research admission process.
If you have already registered, continue to the online application form.