Postgraduate Research Scholarships
The University of New England offers a number of substantial scholarship opportunities to postgraduate students studying research-based degrees at UNE. There are different types of scholarships available; some are targeted to specific disciplines or research projects and others are more general with broader eligibility criteria. The different types of scholarships are outlined on the University’s webpage at http://une.edu.au/scholarships/
Students should carefully check the eligibility criteria listed for each scholarship as not all are available to International Students.
Two of the substantial scholarships available to international postgraduate research students studying at UNE are the Australia Awards for Achievement (Endeavour Award) and Development (AusAID Award). Australia Awards is an Australian Government initiative to build partnerships and increase mutual understanding, knowledge and innovation in the Asia Pacific region. Australian Scholarships brings under the one umbrella existing scholarship programs managed by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and the Department of Education, Employment, and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) and introduces a new AusAID managed awards program - Australia Awards. More information on Australian Scholarships can be found online at http://www.australiaawards.gov.au
The Endeavour Awards program is funded by the Australian Government’s Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. The main objectives of the Endeavour program are to attract high quality international postgraduate students to areas of research strength in Australian higher education institutions; and to support Australia’s research effort. The Endeavour program enables international students to undertake a postgraduate research qualification in Australia and gain experience with leading Australian researchers. Scholarships are open to international students from all countries (except New Zealand) who have been accepted for fulltime, on-campus candidature to a postgraduate research degree at UNE. More information on the Endeavour Awards can be found on the DEEWR website http://www.deewr.gov.au/International/EndeavourAwards/Pages/Home.aspx
Development Awards are an important component of Australia’s investment in education. They provide long and short term study and professional development opportunities to citizens from developing countries around the globe. They are targeted to provide enhanced leadership, knowledge and technical skills to partner governments, tertiary institutions and strategic organisations that are driving sustainable development. Long term awards include Australian Development Scholarships (ADS), Australian Leadership Award Scholarships (ALA Scholarships) for high achieving applicants and Australian Regional Development Scholarships (ARDS). Short term awards include Australian Leadership Awards Fellowships (ALA Fellowships), the Prime Minister's Pacific–Australia Awards and short courses. More information on AusAID Awards can be found on the AusAID website at http://www.ausaid.gov.au/scholar/Pages/default.aspx