[Coral-List] International student scholarship in Australia

Anya Salih A.Salih at uws.edu.au
Thu Aug 25 03:30:39 EDT 2011

Applications for International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS are open at University Western Sydney, Australia

The criteria for allocation of these awards is primarily academic merit. Applicants should hold at least the equivalent of an Australian first class Honours degree.

Applications close on Wednesday 31 August 2011.

Research projects are available in the following topics:

- Photobiological function of reef coral fluorescence
- Photosensory roles of coral fluorescent proteins
- Bioimaging applications of photoactive fluorescent proteins

Students from any overseas country, except New Zealand, who are commencing a new PhD or MSc research degree course and do not already hold an equivalent degree are eligible to apply. Applicants for coursework awards are not eligible to apply, even where there is a research component in the degree. Students who have already commenced their research degree may not be eligible. 
Current AusAID students are ineligible.

The award provides for the full cost of tuition and overseas student health cover. UWS also provides a living allowance of A$22,860 per annum, indexed annually and paid fortnightly.
The tenure of the award is three years for doctoral candidates and two years for Masters Honours (research masters) candidates.

Please contact Dr Anya Salih at a.salih at uws.edu.au for further information about potential research projects. 

Full application including academic transcripts are required by submission deadline of 31 August 2011.

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