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Human Rights Scholarship-2017 @ University of Melbourne

ScholarshipsScholarship details:
  • Number of scholarships: 2
  • Benefits: The duration of this scholarship is up to two years for students undertaking a Master by research degree and up to three years, with a possible six month extension, for students undertaking a Doctorate by research degree.

The following benefits apply:

  • A fortnightly living allowance of approximately $ 31,000 per annum (pro-rata); and
  • The following benefits in line with the Australian Postgraduate Awards benefits:
    • A fortnightly living allowance
    • Relocation grant for students moving to Melbourne from interstate or from outside Australia
    • Thesis allowance
    • Limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave

Note that the Human Rights Scholarship does not cover tuition fees for international students.

To be considered for this scholarship, you must:

  • have completed tertiary studies that are at least equivalent to a 4-year honors degree at an Australian university with a minimum result of upper second class honors;
  • have applied for or be enrolled in a graduate research degree at the University of Melbourne in the area of human rights; and
  • be committed to the peaceful advancement of respect for human rights that extends beyond academic studies (such as voluntary work and/or work experience);
  • not have completed a course deemed to be at the same level or higher than the course for which you have applied for or enrolled in; and
  • not have previously received a Human Rights Scholarshi
    In addition, applicants who have commenced their graduate research degree at the University of Melbourne must have at least 12 months full-time or equivalent candidature remaining.

How to apply:
Applications can be downloaded from, https://prod.ss.unimelb.edu.au/student/SM/eApplications

Last date: 31st October, 2016.

For more details, please visit, https://studenteforms.app.unimelb.edu.au/

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