Applicants are sought to undertake a PhD supported by an Australian Government Research Training Program Full-Time Scholarship (AGRTP) scholarship to work in a dynamic team on an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant titled “Vietnamese-Australian children’s speech and language competence”.
Australian or New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent residents are encouraged to apply for an AGRTP scholarship, which will be awarded to a postgraduate researcher with exceptional promise on the basis of academic merit and research potential. Further information regarding the Australian Government's Research Training Program is available on the Department of Education and Training website.
AGRTP scholarships are generally for full-time study towards higher degrees by research. These scholarships are highly competitive, and only applicants who meet the following eligibility criteria will be considered:
AGRTP scholarships will not be available to those who:
CSU will rank scholarship applicants according to criteria specified below.
The scholarship provides the following benefits:
Stipend: $27,082 per annum, payable in fortnightly instalments.
Tuition Fees: Fee exemption for a period equivalent to three years (six sessions) for PhD/Research Doctorate.
Operating Funds: Scholarship recipients are allocated an allowance per session of enrolment to assist with the reimbursement of costs associated with the candidate's research.
Relocation Allowance: Scholarship recipients may be eligible to receive a relocation allowance for the cost of relocating themselves, their spouse, and dependants to a CSU campus, to a maximum of AUD $5,000.
AGRTP scholarships are normally tenable for three years for Research Doctorate (PhD) studies subject to satisfactory progress
An extension of up to six (6) months may be granted for Research Doctorate candidates, where the candidate is making satisfactory progress and the grounds for the extension relate to the study and are beyond the control of the candidate.
Scholarship candidates are entitled to 20 paid annual leave working days per year, 10 paid sick leave days per year and may be eligible for up to 12 weeks paid maternity leave with the duration of the scholarship.
Further details of the conditions of award are outlined in the Higher Degree by Research Scholarships Policy – Research Training Program Funded Scholarships.
Applications are assessed against four key areas (essential criteria) and six desirable criteria:
Location is negotiable: Bathurst, Albury (or via distance education)
Professor Sharynne McLeod: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Sarah Verdon: email@example.com; (02) 6051 9357
How to apply
Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and include:
Friday 2nd February 2018.