UNE PhD. Innovation Research Award (UNE PIRA) Scholarship in UK

The University of England (UNE) is offering the UNE PhD. Innovation Research Award (UNE PIRA) Scholarship Program for top quality international candidates who wish to enrol in the Doctor of Philosophy (Innovation) (PhD.I) research degree at UNE. Expires in 81 days!

Scholarship Description
The UNE PhD. Innovation Research Award (UNE PIRA) Scholarship is offered to top quality international candidates who wish to enrol in the Doctor of Philosophy (Innovation) (PhD.I) research degree at UNE. For students undertaking a PhD.I, the scholarship will be for a period of four years full-time. The student will be required to undertake the first and last year of study on campus at UNE. The second and third years will be undertaken in the home country, conducting research within the candidates’ industry/professional context. Successful candidates must be able to provide evidence of their embeddedness in an appropriate industry/professional context, which could include support from government or non –government agencies, aid organisations or industry. This industry/professional partner must be willing to provide funding and material support for the research candidate and their project.

Award Value
A fixed rate of AU$27,596 per annum, tax-free for full-time candidates, paid in fortnightly instalments.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD degree in the field of Philosophy.

Place of Study
The study will be taken in the United Kingdom.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Must be an overseas student as defined in the Higher Education Support Act 2003.
  • Must have received an Offer of full-time internal HDR Candidature in the Doctor of Philosophy (Innovation)(PhD. I) at UNE but not be enrolled.
  • Must not be in receipt of an equivalent award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the Scholarship stipend rate, whilst in receipt of the Scholarship.
  • Must not have completed a research degree at the same level as the proposed candidature, or at a higher level.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Submission Deadline
1 March 2019.

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