The UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme aims to attract the best and brightest people into identified strategic research areas while empowering them with a culture of research excellence, mentoring, career development, leadership and community. The Scheme provides 4 years of funding for the candidate to complete a PhD at UNSW. The scheme will be granted across all Faculties in areas of identified research strengths while reflecting the disciplinary, gender and cultural diversity of UNSW.
There are 62 scholarships available in 2020.
The strategic areas that are being supported in 2020 are Biomedical Sciences, Contemporary Humanities and Creative Arts, Global Health, Grand Challenges, Indigenous, Interdisciplinary research, Law, Business and Economics, Social Justice, Government and Health Policy, and Technology and Innovation.
Successful candidates will be able to work on high quality research projects with the best supervisory teams in world class environments.
UNSW Scientia PhD candidates will be awarded a scholarship package of $41,209 per annum (2019 rate, indexed), comprising a tax-free living allowance for 4 years.
Successful candidate’s Tuition Fee will be completely covered for the full four year candidature.
Successful candidates will be supervised by teams of UNSW’s best researchers who have demonstrated capacity in excellence in research and high quality supervision committed to developing and mentoring PhD scholars.
Successful candidates will have a great opportunity for Personal Development Coaching and Mentoring that will form a critical part of the candidate’s personalised leadership development plan.
Successful candidates will be provided with individualised professional and career development opportunity which includes a support package of up to $10,000 per annum to provide financial support for career development activities to assist them with achieving their career goals during their PhD program. The plans are personalised, and can include formal courses, teaching, industry internships, as well as international research collaborations along with key professional development workshops at the University.
For general information about the scheme, including guidelines, FAQs and, Terms and Conditions please visit:
www.scientia.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/uploads/Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme Guidelines_2020 (v2).pdf
For any general enquiries about the scheme not covered by the guidelines and FAQs please contact: [email protected]