James Cook University Postgraduate Research Scholarships (JCUPRS)
Agriculture, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences/Environmental Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences/Veterinary Sciences, Architecture, Urban Environment and Building, Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences/Psychology, Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services, Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services/Accounting, Auditing and Accountability, Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services/Business and Management, Economics, Education, Engineering and Technology, Information, Computing and Communication Sciences, Information, Computing and Communication Sciences/Other Information, Computing and Communication Sciences, Language and Culture, Law, Justice and Law Enforcement/Law, Mathematical Sciences/Mathematics, Medical and Health Sciences, Medical and Health Sciences/Dentistry, Medical and Health Sciences/Nursing, Medical and Health Sciences/Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medical and Health Sciences/Public Health and Health Services, Science - General/Science - General, Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts - General, Studies in Human Society/Social Work, The Arts
The scholarships are awarded to students of exceptional research potential undertaking a higher degree by research (HDR).
Applicants must: have completed a bachelor degree with first class honours (or equivalent); be undertaking a higher degree by research; and be enrolled as a full-time student (unless approved as part-time). The applicant must not hold a research doctorate (for master and doctorate) or a research master degree (for master) or equivalent; must not have previously held an Australian Government-funded postgraduate research scholarship (excluding an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship) unless it was terminated in the past 6 months; and must not be receiving an equivalent award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75 per cent of the award stipend rate to undertake their higher degree. Students may undertake part-time work subject to the approval of the university.
The award is valued at $23,728 per year (2012 APA rate, indexed annually). Students may be eligible for a relocation allowance and thesis allowance. Tenure is 2 years for a master and 3 years for a PhD.
31st August 2013