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University postgraduate award for women in non-traditional research areas

This award is tenable only at the University of Wollongong and is available to female Australian or New Zealand Citizens or Australian permanent residents.

Eligibility Criteria:  Bachelors degree with at least Second Class Division 1 Honours or equivalent results. In addition, candidates must enrol in an eligible program within the Faculty of Informatics or the Faculty of Engineering

Selection Criteria: The academic merit, research potential and track record of the candidate. The quality of the research environment, including track record (relative to opportunity) and expertise of supervisor(s) in the field of research,  resources available to support the project and the strength of research in this area at UOW.

Stipend for 2015: $25,849* non-taxable. 

Eligible Programs:  PhD, Professional Doctorate and Masters of Philosophy.

Duration of Award:  Three and a half (3.5) years full-time for Doctoral candidates and two and a half (2.5) years for Masters of Philosophy.

Note: For DOMESTIC applicants, this award is also available for women who wish to study part-time. In this case the duration of the award will be 6 years for Doctoral candidates and 4 years for Masters by Research. The stipend payable for part-time candidates will be 50%  of the full-time stipend, $12,924 in 2015.

Closing Date for Applications:  17th October.      
*Stipends are indexed annually.

 University Postgraduate award for Indigenous Australians

This award is tenable only at the University of Wollongong and is available to Indigenous Australian citizens or indigenous permanent residents of Australia.

Eligibility Criteria:  Bachelors degree with at least Second Class Division 1 Honours or equivalent results.

Applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person and be accepted as such by the community in which they live or have lived Applicants will be asked to provide a letter from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community organisation supporting their claim.

Selection Criteria: The academic merit, research potential and track record of the candidate. The quality of the research environment, including track record (relative to opportunity) and expertise of supervisor(s) in the field of research,  resources available to support the project and the strength of research in this area at UOW.

Stipend for 2015: $25,849* non-taxable   

Eligible Programs:  PhD, Professional Doctorate and Masters of Philosophy.

Duration of Award:  Three and a half (3.5) years full-time for Doctoral candidates and two and a half (2.5) years for Masters of Philosophy. 

Closing Date for Applications:  Apply anytime

*Stipends are indexed annually.

Last reviewed: 31 July, 2015
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