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Postgraduate Scholarship in Psychology in The University of Queensland Australia Partially Funded

Closing date :
2019/11/30
Postgraduate Scholarship in Psychology in The University of Queensland Australia Partially Funded

The scholarship will support postgraduate coursework students to access to postgraduate studies in the discipline of psychology, in particular, studies in clinical psychology. The Oei Family Scholarship was established in 2018 and maintained by gifts from the Oei Family, in honor of Emeritus Professor Tian Po Sumantri Oei and his contribution to the discipline of psychology at The University of Queensland.

Scholarship value:

One Scholarship may be awarded per year, up to 2 years. The value of the Scholarship is $5,000 for each year for which it is held.

Eligibility Criteria:

An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship,

  1.  If the applicant: (a) submits an application to the Head, by the closing date for applications.
  2. Is enrolled, or is intending to enrol, in the first year of an Approved Program.
  3. Does not hold another scholarship.

Selection of Award:

The Scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit, as demonstrated by:

  1. Evidence of one or more of financial disadvantage.
  2. Being from a Rural or Regional Area.
  3. Being the first in their family to attend university.
  4. Being from a non-English speaking background.
  5. Personal qualities, including leadership potential.
  6. Strength of the applicant’s personal statement, 500 words or less, demonstrating how the Scholarship funds will assist the completion of the student’s program.
  7. Any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future success in the psychology profession.
  8. The selection committee may interview shortlisted applicants.
  9. Preference may be given to applicants who (in order of preference): are enrolled in the Master of Clinical Psychology.
  10. Can demonstrate a commitment to working in rural and/or remote locations after graduation.

Scholarship Conditions:

The recipient may hold the Scholarship for up to 2 years, subject to the recipient:

  • Continuing to be enrolled in an Approved Program.
  • Passing all courses in which they are enrolled in each semester the Scholarship is held.
  • Not hold another scholarship that the Head considers to be similar.
  • If a recipient fails to satisfy the past rules, the recipient must show cause to the Head, why the Scholarship
    should not be canceled.

Termination of Scholarship:

The University may terminate a Scholarship:

  • If the recipient does not show cause to the reasonable satisfaction of the University as provided for previous rules.
  • If the student commits serious misconduct.

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Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Australia
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Health, Psychology

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Tuition fee, Other
Opportunity will take place in
Australia
Required Documents
Cover Letter, Transcript of Records, Degree Certificate, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Medicine, Nursing and Medical Sciences, Psychology and Sociology
Educational Level
Bachelor
Required Languages
English
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