2024 Foundation - Higher Degree Research (HDR) Scholarship
Opens 8 Jan 2024 09:00 AM (AEDT)
Deadline 1 Mar 2024 05:00 PM (AEDT)
A$7,000.00
Description

The HDR foundation scholarships are available for continuing, domestic and international Higher Degree by Research candidates enrolled at Federation University Australia who intend to complete within the next six months.

Applicants should provide two written references, one of which must be from the candidate's principal supervisor including information on submission timeline. Applicants who do not include a thesis completion plan signed by the principal supervisor by the due date will be ineligible.

Eligibility 

To meet the basic eligibility requirements for all Federation University Australia Foundation HDR Scholarships, HDR candidates will need to be: 

  • Enrolled as a Federation University HDR candidate undertaking a Higher Degree by Research at 1 March
  • Intending to submit within the next six months
  • Able to demonstrate past satisfactory progress
  • Able to demonstrate financial circumstances
  • Able to demonstrate commitment to study
  • Able to provide two written references, one of which must be from the candidate’s Principal Supervisor including information on submission timeline

Scholarship Amount 

4 Scholarships Available  

Each recipient will receive a single payment of $7,000 after the census date.

Conditions 

  • Active and enrolled post census date.
  • Students who defer their offer or take a leave of absence will forfeit their award.
  • Can be full-time or part-time.
  • Awardees are required to attend the Foundation event at the scholarship-specified campus. 
  • Students are to maintain current contact details. If you cannot be contacted by mail, email or telephone in relation to this scholarship, your scholarship may be terminated.

How to apply 

Read the Selection and Administration Guidelines to check your eligibility. 

  • Once applications open you will need to complete the application form questions and provide the required written references. 
  • Please note all applications will require two written references. If you are unsure what to provide in a written reference, please refer to the example reference.  
  • Applicants should provide two written references, one of which must be from the candidate's principal supervisor including information on submission timeline. Applicants who do not include a thesis completion plan signed by the principal supervisor by the due date will be ineligible.

Reference letter

A reference letter is a written recommendation from someone who knows your situation well. This person: 

  • should be at least 18 years old. 
  • have known you for at least a year or for the entire time you were in the situation. 
  • not be a close family member. 
  • not live with you. 
  • and be able to speak about your situation without needing you to explain it to them. 

Reference letters can be written by supervisors, co-workers, clients, teachers, or professors. 

If you're unsure about what to include in a reference letter, you can look at an example reference for guidance.

Information Privacy Procedure

Please read the Information Privacy Procedure before entering your profile in the Scholarships and Grants portal. Entering and submitting scholarship applications will constitute your consent to using your personal information as detailed in the Information Privacy Procedure.

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2024 Foundation - Higher Degree Research (HDR) Scholarship



The HDR foundation scholarships are available for continuing, domestic and international Higher Degree by Research candidates enrolled at Federation University Australia who intend to complete within the next six months.

Applicants should provide two written references, one of which must be from the candidate's principal supervisor including information on submission timeline. Applicants who do not include a thesis completion plan signed by the principal supervisor by the due date will be ineligible.

Eligibility 

To meet the basic eligibility requirements for all Federation University Australia Foundation HDR Scholarships, HDR candidates will need to be: 

  • Enrolled as a Federation University HDR candidate undertaking a Higher Degree by Research at 1 March
  • Intending to submit within the next six months
  • Able to demonstrate past satisfactory progress
  • Able to demonstrate financial circumstances
  • Able to demonstrate commitment to study
  • Able to provide two written references, one of which must be from the candidate’s Principal Supervisor including information on submission timeline

Scholarship Amount 

4 Scholarships Available  

Each recipient will receive a single payment of $7,000 after the census date.

Conditions 

  • Active and enrolled post census date.
  • Students who defer their offer or take a leave of absence will forfeit their award.
  • Can be full-time or part-time.
  • Awardees are required to attend the Foundation event at the scholarship-specified campus. 
  • Students are to maintain current contact details. If you cannot be contacted by mail, email or telephone in relation to this scholarship, your scholarship may be terminated.

How to apply 

Read the Selection and Administration Guidelines to check your eligibility. 

  • Once applications open you will need to complete the application form questions and provide the required written references. 
  • Please note all applications will require two written references. If you are unsure what to provide in a written reference, please refer to the example reference.  
  • Applicants should provide two written references, one of which must be from the candidate's principal supervisor including information on submission timeline. Applicants who do not include a thesis completion plan signed by the principal supervisor by the due date will be ineligible.

Reference letter

A reference letter is a written recommendation from someone who knows your situation well. This person: 

  • should be at least 18 years old. 
  • have known you for at least a year or for the entire time you were in the situation. 
  • not be a close family member. 
  • not live with you. 
  • and be able to speak about your situation without needing you to explain it to them. 

Reference letters can be written by supervisors, co-workers, clients, teachers, or professors. 

If you're unsure about what to include in a reference letter, you can look at an example reference for guidance.

Information Privacy Procedure

Please read the Information Privacy Procedure before entering your profile in the Scholarships and Grants portal. Entering and submitting scholarship applications will constitute your consent to using your personal information as detailed in the Information Privacy Procedure.

Value

A$7,000.00

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Opens
8 Jan 2024 09:00 AM (AEDT)
Deadline
1 Mar 2024 05:00 PM (AEDT)

Categories
Continuing
Foundation Scholarship