University of Adelaide Fully-funded Scholarships for Outstanding International Students

The University of Adelaide offers a scholarships scheme for international students undertaking postgraduate research study.  The purpose of Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) is to attract high quality overseas postgraduate students to areas of research strength in the University of Adelaide to support its research effort.

Host Institution(s):

University of Adelaide, Australia

Field(s) of study:

Any Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree offered at the University

Number of Scholarships:

Limited. The selection for scholarships is extremely competitive.

Target group:

Open to all international students

Scholarship value/inclusions:

•  Course tuition fees for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only);

•  An annual living allowance of approximately $23,728 (2012 value) for the normal duration of the program; and

•  If the award holder holds a subclass 574 visa the award covers the cost of compulsory standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Worldcare policy for the student and their spouse and dependents (if any) for the period of the scholarship. If the award holder does not hold a subclass 574 visa then he/she is responsible for the cost of health insurance.



Applicants should hold at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Honours degree. This is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year. Other criteria that will be taken into consideration is undergraduate performance, bachelor and honours awards and scholarships, other postgraduate degrees, publications in internationally refereed journals, the presentation of conference papers and relevant industry experience.

Applications for these scholarships are always highly competitive.  Generally ASI recipients have completed a Masters degree including a significant research component and have several publications and relevant work and research experience.



Application instructions:



Only apply if you meet the selection criteria above. The closing date for scholarship applications is 31 August 2012. It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.




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