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2011 Chilean Bicentennial Fund Scholarships, University of Adelaide, Australia: Agriculture Food and Wine, Mining,Biotechnology and Biosciences, Information and Communication Technologies, Energy, Environmental issues, Health

The University of Adelaide is very pleased to be working in partnership with the Government of Chile to provide greater opportunities for Chilean students to pursue postgraduate studies in Australia. Under an Agreement for Co-operation in Human Capital Development between the Government of Chile and the University of Adelaide, places are available in a variety of programs for Chilean students who are awarded a scholarship by the Chilean Government. Under the agreement, scholarships will be available for up to four years for postgraduate research programs offered by the University of Adelaide.
The University is a leader in research with expertise in a broad range of research areas. Priority fields of study for the Bicentennial Fund Scholarship scheme include, but are not limited.The Scholarship provides living expenses while studying in Australia, full tuition fees, return economy air travel, health insurance for the duration of the program, and English language proficiency training before the commencement of the program (when required).

Scholarship Application Deadline:
late March 2011

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International Postgraduate Research Scholarships,University of Adelaide, Australia: Agriculture, Environment,Mineral and Energy Resources, Social Innovation,Health and Biomedical Sciences

The International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) scheme is funded by the Commonwealth Government through the Department of Education, Employment & Workplace Relations (DEEWR). Its purpose is to attract high quality overseas postgraduate students to areas of research strength in higher education institutions to support Australia’s research effort. Approximately 15 scholarships may be available in 2012 for international students from any country undertaking postgraduate research in areas of University research strengths.
1.Course tuition fees for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only); and
2.Health insurance cover for students.
3.All successful IPRS applicants will also receive an Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) place which provides an annual living allowance of approximately $22,860 (2011 value) for the normal duration of the program.
Applicants should hold at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Honours degree. This is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year. Other criteria that will be taken into consideration is undergraduate performance, bachelor and honours awards and scholarships, other postgraduate degrees, publications in refereed journals, the presentation of conference papers and relevant industry experience.
Applications for these scholarships are always highly competitive. Generally IPRS recipients have completed a Masters degree including a significant research component and have several publications and relevant work and research experience.

Scholarship Application Deadline:31 August,2011

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