ECU Higher Degree by Research Scholarship

The research scholarship is designed to support postgraduate students of outstanding research promise undertaking a higher degree at ECU.The scholarship is offered academic merit and research performance.

Scholarship value

  • A stipend of $28,000 per annum to be paid fortnightly via electronic funds transfer
  • A thesis allowance
  • Relocation allowance (where applicable)
  • Overseas Students Health Cover (where applicable)

Study Duration: The period of the scholarship will vary depending on the term of the course, up to two years for a Master by research and up to 3 years for a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Integrated Ph.D.

 

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for the research scholarship applicants must have met the minimum requirements below:

  • Have been made an unconditional offer of a place in an ECU for a  higher degree.
  • Completed an Australian first class Bachelor Honours Degree (H1)*.
  • Completed a Master’s Degree with the equivalent of at least six months full-time research and a minimum course weighted average of 70%*.
  • A current research doctoral enrolment with a timely Confirmation of Candidature.
  • Completed your first year of an ECU Integrated Ph.D. (J42) with a minimum course weighted average of 80%*.
  • Produced at least one of the research outputs below as the sole or first author:
  • refereed article in a scholarly journal
  • refereed full written conference publication
  • academic research book or book chapter
  • commissioned or peer reviewed creative work, or referred exhibition of artistic artifacts
  • creative or design work that has received respected public/industry reviews in state or national/international media;
  • creative or design work that is the recipient of a grant from authorized philanthropic trusts and state and federal arts funding body
  • Special exemption from the above requirements may be granted by the Associate Dean (Research) of the relevant School where an adequate case has been made by a potential supervisor.

*If you have submitted an application for course entry and have not yet had an offer, or you are pursuing a Bachelor Honours Degree, a Master’s Degree or Integrated Ph.D. you can apply for this scholarship and your application will be assessed conditional on achieving the minimum requirements.

ECU Higher Degree by Research ScholarshipYou are not eligible  for this scholarship if any of the below apply:

  • You have an entry to the ECU Integrated Ph.D. (J42), and you have not yet completed your first year.
  • You have completed an Australian Research Doctorate or equivalent.
  • You have completed a Master by Research, and you are seeking admission to an ECU Master by Research.
  • You have received an Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) scholarship within the last two years.
  • Additional Notes:
  • You are not eligible to apply for this scholarship if any of the below apply:
  • You have been given entry to the ECU Integrated Ph.D. (J42), and you have not yet completed your first year.
  • You have completed an Australian Research Doctorate or equivalent.
  • You have completed a Master by Research, and you are seeking admission to an ECU Master by Research.
  • You have received an Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) scholarship within the last two years.

How to apply:

The candidate should submit the application via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the portal is available between application opening and closing dates via this web page.

For any inquiry, please direct it to:scholarships@ecu.edu.au.

Closing date: 26-05-2017

The level of study: Masters.

Location of study: Edith Cowan University, Australia.

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