University Of Newcastle Australia Research Scholarships - Indian Students

The scholarships will provide return airfares between India and Australia, full tuition costs and a living allowance of up to Australian $22,000 (approx Rs.7.5 lakh) per year for up to three and a half years.


In order to qualify for entry into the research higher degrees at the University of Newcastle, students should have completed a previous research degree (that is, M. Phil.) from any premier institution in India, and should have submitted a formal thesis dissertation as a part of the programme course, says Jamshed A. Sid-diqui, Country Director - India & Chief Representative -South Asia, University of Newcastle.

Prospective students should submit a completed Research Higher Degree (RHD) application form with supporting academic documents to:

All RHD applications submitted prior to March 31, 2009 will be considered for scholarship eligibility.

Research application forms can be found at:

Successful students will be notified of their award by June 2009.

Prospective students can visit and questions can be sent to for information about the university and Newcastle City.

The University of Newcastle is ranked within the top 10 of Australia's universities for research funding.

The university's research strengths lie in the areas of health, energy, environment, science and engineering

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