Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Writing-Up Award - HDR Students


The Writing-Up Award for Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students is designed to provide a modest income to authors during the preparation of research articles or books which are based on their thesis submitted for a PhD, Research Doctorate or Masters by Research. The objective of the award is to support the increase of publication rates of Higher Degree by Research students at CSU. This award is not available to CSU staff members undertaking HDR studies.

Value of Award

Awardees will receive $10,000 as a tax exempt scholarship Award.


Applications will be assessed based on the following criteria;

1. Applicant’s academic and professional  track record
2. Contribution to School/faculty/Research Centre during the course of their HDR studies
3. Quality of the research outputs produced during the HDR
4. Quality of the research outputs proposed to be generated during the tenure of the writing-up award

Applications will be assessed and ranked by Faculty committees lead by the relevant Sub-Dean, Graduate Studies. These rankings will then be considered by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Development and Industry) in deciding the final awards.



Closing Date

Applications must be submitted to by close of business 3 August 2018

Contact Details

Research Office