Fifteen Additional Postgraduate Scholarships for 2003

Jeremy Bruhl jbruhl at METZ.UNE.EDU.AU
Tue Dec 3 09:41:46 CST 2002

>         The University of New England is offering 15 new scholarships for
> students wishing to commence PhD or research Masters study in 2003. The
> UNE Research Assistantships (UNERA) provide a minimum $15,000 pa. stipend
> (3 years for PhD; 2 years for research Masters; with the possibility of
> extension) and assistance with relocation, establishment and dependents
> allowances, and thesis expenses. The stipends of some scholarships may,
> depending on discipline studied, be offered at rates equal to APA ie.
> $18009 pa in 2003.
>         Applications close on Monday 10th February, 2003.  Students
> offered a scholarship would be expected to commence study at UNE by 31
> May, 2003.
>These scholarships provide a new opportunity for:
>* Honours students who received their results too late for inclusion in
>other 2003 scholarship rounds, and
>* students with a good academic record who have not been offered a
>scholarship for 2003.
>To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must also seek, and be
>granted, admission to a PhD or research Masters at UNE. Overseas students
>are still liable for tuition fees.
>Supplementary or top-up scholarships are also currently available in the
>following areas, for eligible students who possess or are successful in
>gaining an APA or equivalent university award for study in 2003 eg. UNERA:
>* marine biology/marine ecology (National Marine Research Centre);
>* beef cattle genetics and meat sheep genetics (Animal Genetics and
>Breeding Unit);
>* weeds research (Weed CRC);
>* ancient Greek or joint Classics (Homer to early Byzantine period).
>Applications forms and information about these scholarships and admission
>to PhD and research Masters can be gained by contacting the following
>personnel or visiting the web sites detailed below.
>Ms Thea Harris, Postgraduate Scholarships, Phone:(02) 6773 3571,
>Email:aharris at
>Mr Russel Glover, Higher Degrees and Scholarships Officer Phone:  (02)
>6773 3745
>Email:  rglover at
>PhD Application Form and related rules/handbooks -
>Scholarship forms can be sent by email, on request.

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