Australia National University (ANU) invites applications for the PhD and MPhil applications in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences open to both domestic and international students for 2018/2019 academic year.

Admission and ANU administered scholarships for HDR degrees are applied for together in the one application for admission (an online form). If you are interested in being considered for an ANU administered scholarship you should indicate this in the relevant sections of the application.

Applications for ANU administrated scholarships for international students close on the 31st of August each year, and for domestic students it closes on the 31st of October each year. Scholarships are highly competitive and there are always more applicants than there are scholarships.

Worth of Award
  • Domestic students: Domestic research students at ANU are covered by the Fee Offset scholarship offered under the Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) where the cost of your tuition is paid by the Commonwealth Government.
  • International Students: $27,082 per annum 2018 value

Eligibility

  • In order to be eligible to be considered for a scholarship, you must have the equivalent of H1 honours (first class honours).
  • The Scholarship ranking process is very rigorous, each applicant must first be internally ranked and recommended by their School or Centre for the Scholarship round.
  • Then a central College HDR Scholarship round committee assesses and ranks each applicant. Many criteria are taken into account such as the applicants:
  • Academic record (including GPA)
  • Research potential and support from prospective supervisor and area
    • Research Proposal
    • Referee reports & questionnaires
    • Publications
    • Prizes, Awards and Scholarships
    • Relevant professional experience
  • English language competency
  • Ranking relevant to others in the graduate research field or discipline area

Following this there is often a University level ranking committee that ranks applicants put forward by the College to reach a final ranked list of applicants.

How to Apply

  • Admission and ANU administered scholarships for HDR degrees are applied for together in the one application for admission (an online form).
  • If you are interested in being considered for an ANU administered scholarship you should indicate this in the relevant sections of the application.
  • Applications for ANU administrated scholarships for international students close on the 31st of August each year, and for domestic students it closes on the 31st of October each year. Scholarships are highly competitive and there are always more applicants than there are scholarships.

Deadline: applications close 31st of August 2018

Click here for more details and to apply

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