Victoria India Doctoral scholarship

Take the opportunity to work with top researchers and supervisors, use cutting-edge research infrastructure and facilities, and enjoy a welcoming lifestyle in a cosmopolitan community.

New prestigious doctoral scholarships are available to scholars from India who enrol for their PhD in universities in Victoria, Australia, to start in 2013.

Ten scholarships are available:

  • AUD$90,000 awarded to each candidate over duration of their doctoral studies
  • Full waiver of tuition fees 

Who can apply

To be eligible for the Victoria India Doctoral Scholarships, you must be:

  1. A citizen of the Republic of India
  2. Accepted into a doctoral programme at a participating Victorian university
  3. Intending to complete the majority of your doctoral work in Victoria
  4. Not holding a qualification regarded to be equivalent to an Australian research doctorate
  5. Willing to be an ambassador for the Victoria India Doctoral Scholarships.

What you need

Candidates will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • A very high level of academic excellence
  • A well-defined research proposal
  • A research proposal that is relevant to the needs and interests of Victoria and India
  • Leadership capability.

Applications will open on 30 August 2014 and close on 30 September 2014.

Click for a downloadable factsheet and visit the Study Melbourne website to find out more.

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