These Scholarships are supported by the University and are available to outstanding overseas students who have secured adequate alternative funds to cover all living, health care cover and other expenses. Alternative funds may include a Stipend Scholarship (eg. UPRS).
– Be commencing full-time enrolment to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree at Charles Darwin University. – Be an overseas student with a secure source of funds to cover all living, health cover and other expenses. – Meet international student visa requirements as specified by the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship. – Have completed a Bachelors Degree with First Class Honours or equivalent. – Have demonstrated excellence in academic or professional achievement. – Have a well prepared research proposal. – Have strong referees reports from at least two high level academic referees. – Have attained an overall IELTS of 6.5, with no band less than 6. – Be commencing full-time enrolment for the first time in a Higher Degree by Research at an Australian University. – Be undertaking study in one of the University’s research priority areas. – Not hold an equivalent, or higher, research qualification. – Not be receiving any other funded course tuition scholarship. – Enabling access for research students with stipend scholarships from foreign governments and agencies, eg. the Chinese Scholarships Council, Chilean Government, Indonesian, Malaysian and Vietnamese governments.