HDR Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students in Australia 2020: Deakin University and the University of Copenhagen hereby announces a joint offering of PhD scholarships for domestic and international students to study in Australia for the 2020/21 academic session. The scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving students to carry out research on the topic ‘Empowerment and Shared decision making in patient experience when living with multimorbidities’.

The scholarship and project are offered as part of a collaborative joint PhD program with the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. The Successful students will be supervised by a joint team of supervisors from Deakin University and the University of Copenhagen and will graduate with a joint PhD from both institutions. Applicants are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to apply for the scholarship.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): Deakin University and University of Copenhagen

Scholarship to be taken at: Australia and Denmark

Scholarship level: PhD

Scholarship Worth: See scholarship benefits

Subject Eligibility: Health Sciences

Country/Candidate Eligibility: The scholarship is for domestic and International students.

Scholarship Eligibility and Selection Criteria: To be considered for the HDR Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students in Australia 2020, applicants are to meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants can either be a domestic or international student.
  • Applicants must meet the PhD entry requirements of both Deakin University and the University of Copenhagen, including English language proficiency requirements.
  • Applicants must be enrolling in a full-time and hold an honours degree or an equivalent standard master’s degree with a substantial research component.
  • Applicants must be able to physically locate both University of Copenhagen (Denmark) and Deakin University (Australia).
  • Applicants must be willing to abide by the rules governing the conduct of students at the individual universities.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Stipend of $28,092 per annum tax exempt (2020 rate)
  • Relocation allowance of $A500-$A1500 (for single family) for students moving from interstate or overseas to commence the program in Australia.
  • International students only: Tuition fees offset for the duration of 4 years. Single Overseas Students Health Cover policy for the duration of the student visa.

Application Procedures for the HDR Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students in Australia 2020

How-to-Apply

Applicants are to apply online before the application deadline. They are make available referees recommendations, transcripts of their degree, prepare their proposal, find a supervisor in their various departments at the host university, provide evidence of English language proficiency. Applicants are to mail in only certified copies of documents.

Application Deadline: 5pm AEST, 20th June, 2020

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