Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

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CHARLES STURT UNIVERSITY POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH PART-TIME TUITION FEE SCHOLARSHIP (CSUPRPTTFS)

Charles Sturt University Postgraduate Research Part-time Tuition Fee Research Scholarships (CSUPRPTTFS) are awarded to applicants studying towards a Masters by Research or Research Doctorate degree on a part-time study basis. They are available to applicants intending to commence in 2017 or currently enrolled in a Higher Degree by Research program.  Applicants are able to remain in full time employment and remain eligible to apply for this award.

Eligibility

  • Available to Australian and New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent residents.
  • Applicants should hold, or expect to hold, at least a Bachelor degree with upper second class honours or a qualification deemed equivalent.
  • Will commence a Masters by Research or Research Doctorate in 2017, are currently enrolled in a Higher Degree by Research program.
  • Have had their enrolment into the proposed Higher Degree by Research program accepted by CSU (on a part-time basis).

Awards will not be available to those who:

  • Are receiving another equivalent award, scholarship or salary from the Australian Government or its statutory authorities;
  • Have already completed a degree at the same, or higher, level;
  • Have previously had more than 6 months of a Commonwealth–funded postgraduate research scholarship.

The University will rank applicants by academic merit. The applicant’s place in the order of merit will not be affected by age or having applied to another institution.

Transferability

A Charles Sturt University Postgraduate Research Scholarship is NOT transferable to another university.

Award value

Tuition Fees: Domestic recipients are exempt from tuition fees under the Research Training Scheme (RTS).

Operating Funds: Scholarship recipients are allocated an allowance per session of enrolment to assist with the reimbursement of costs associated with conducting their research studies.

Stipend: This award does not include a stipend/living allowance.

Award Duration

Tuition Fees: Recipients are exempt from fee liability under the Research Training Scheme (RTS) for a maximum of four (4) years (part-time) for a Masters by Research and eight (8) years (part-time) for a Research Doctorate.Periods of study already undertaken towards the degree prior to commencement, will be deducted from the period of tenure.

How to Apply & Application Closing Date

THE SCHOLARSHIP ROUND FOR HIGHER DEGREE BY RESEARCH STUDENTS CLOSED ON 31 OCTOBER 2016.  NO FURTHER APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.