UOW was rated Australia’s leading public university for undergraduate student experience in the 2018 Good Universities Guide. Highest ranked university in NSW overall for undergraduate study on The Australian Government’s Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) 2018.
The UOW HDR scholarships are in the form of allowances to assist candidates in meeting their living costs while they undertake their research. They can include: annual stipends, living allowances and tuition fee costs. In addition, there are external scholarship opportunities as well as specific and industry based scholarships available.
The successful candidates will be based out of ANCORS in Wollongong, NSW, but are expected to engage in significant periods of fieldwork in the Pacific region during their candidacy (countries’ COVID-19 requirements permitting). Click here for more information
To be eligible, a student must:
- have completed a Bachelor degree in a related discipline with First Class Honours, or be regarded by UOW as having an equivalent level of attainment;
- intend on undertaking a full-time higher degree by research
- demonstrate a capacity to carry out independent research and have adequate training and ability to pursue the proposed course of study.
Scholarship Duration and Reward
- Each scholarship includes a living stipend of AU$28,854 per year tax free (2022 rate; indexed annually for the duration of the award) for a period of 3 years (with a possible 6 month extension) starting at the latest by January 2023, and a tuition scholarship for 4 years.
- By commencement of the research, the recipient is required to have an Australian bank account in order to receive this stipend.
- The scholarships are open to both international and domestic (Australian and New Zealand) candidates, and specifically Pacific Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.
Agroforestry and Effective Biosecurit
Exploring diverse experiences of refugee settlement in regional Australia
Community-based fisheries management in the Pacific
Strengthening community economies with aquatic foods in Timor-Leste
Strengthening community economies with aquatic foods in Solomon Islands
Machine Learning and Deep Learning of Sensed Data for Classroom Activity Understanding.
To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;
- a cover letter (maximum of 1000 words) outlining their research interests and how these align with the project scope.
- The applicant must provide the names and contact details of at least two referees.
- Applicant must demonstrate English language proficiency to meet the requirements for post-graduate courses at UOW.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should click on the button below to commence their application.