R L Werner Scholarship
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 scholarship is named after the first President of the NSW Institute of Technology, one of the predecessor institutions of the current UTS. It is available to applicants of the highest academic calibre, for full-time research at UTS. R L Werner Scholarships have the same value and are awarded according to the same criteria as the Australian Postgraduate Awards.
The scholarships are open to Australian citizens and permanent residents or New Zealand citizens, who hold a bachelor degree with honours class I or IIA or an equivalent qualification. Applicants cannot: previously have held an Australian Government Research Scholarship for more than 6 months; be in receipt of an equivalent award (greater than 75 per cent of the base stipend); or have completed a degree at the same level or higher than that proposed.
The scholarship provides a stipend of $23,728 per year (2012 APA rates: indexed annually), plus, where applicable, a relocation allowance and a thesis allowance. Tenure is 3 years for a PhD plus a possible 6-month extension and 2 years for a master by research.
4th October 2013