PhD Scholarship Opportunities In Transforming Initial Teacher Education for Social Impact

                       PhD Scholarship Opportunities In Transforming Initial Teacher    Education for Social Impact Are you passionate about promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in teacher education? Do you want to make a meaningful contribution to the field through research? We have two exciting PhD projects that align with your goals! About the Positions We are offering two related PhD projects on the topic of cultural diversity of preservice teachers, a critical area in the current educational landscape. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with renowned supervisors and contribute to the development of knowledge in this field. Project 1:Investigate the professional transition of preservice teachers from diverse backgrounds into their first year of teaching. This project aims to understand the challenges and opportunities that preservice teachers face as they enter the profession. Project 2: Explore how preservice teachers and young people from diverse ba

Fully Funded MSc and PhD scholarships, James Cook University Australia

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Apply for the James Cook University Higher Degree Research Scholarships 2024/25

Applications are currently welcome for James Cook University Higher Degree Research(HDR) Scholarships 2025. There are two types of scholarships open for international students. The International Research Training Program Scholarships(RTPS) with a living stipends value of $33,500 per annum paid fortnightly + Overseas Health Cover and the JCU Postgraduate Research Scholarships (JCUPRS)with a living stipend of  $33,500 per annum paid fortnightly.

These scholarships are available for eligible international students with outstanding research potential and academic achievements to undertake a research Masters or PhD degree program at JCU. The scholarships are open within any field of choice. Applications for Research Degree Programs are accepted all year at James Cook University. Scholarships however have specific deadlines. Applicants interested in these scholarships must therefore apply before these deadlines. 

Tips* James Cook University is one of the numerous universities in Australia with no application fee for international students.  Looking for University without application fees? Here is a list of other universities in Australia with no application fees for international student

Also apply for Charles Darwin University Research Training Program(RTP)Stipend Scholarships 2024-2025( MSc/PhD positions)

JCU Scholarships Overview(RTPS and JCUPRS)

  • scholarship type: Full tuition cover
  • Scholarship stipend value: $33,500per annum (2024 rate)
  • Degree Program: MSc/PhD by research
  • Available in: All Faculties
  • Number of positions: not specified
  • Location: James Cook University
  • Application Deadlines: 31 August 2024.

Eligibility Criteria for JCU research scholarships

To be eligible for a research degree admissions and scholarships to study at James Cook University, Australia applicants must demonstrate academic capacity at a satisfactory level (Grade Point Average of Credit or equivalent) in their final year of coursework study that was used as part of the basis for admission. The applicant must meet the IELTS Band 2 English Language Requirements or equivalent as defined by the University.

For  PhD degree applicants: 

To be eligible to apply for entry to a Doctoral program, an applicant must demonstrate the capacity to undertake research at the Doctoral level by attaining at least one of the following:
  1. a Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class, Division A (Honours) in a degree program that included a total of at least a semester of supervised project work, the results of which contributed to the Honours grade;
  2. a postgraduate qualification which included: (a) supervised research component(s) of at least one semester or equivalent and resulted in the production of output(s) graded at the equivalent of Distinction or better, and (b) at least one research methods subject;
  3. a Research Masters degree, where at least two-thirds of the degree consisted of a supervised research component and resulted in the production of a thesis or equivalent;
  4. a combination of qualifications, research training and experience, considered equivalent to the above by the Dean of the College to which the Candidate is applying, e.g., senior authorship of at least one peer-reviewed publication plus completion of an appropriate research methods subject.

For a research Masters applicant:

To be eligible to apply for entry to a Research Masters degree an applicant must demonstrate the capacity to undertake research at the Research Masters level by:
  1.  the attainment of a Bachelor’s Degree with either a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 5.5 in the final full-time year of study, or 
  2. with demonstrated research experience.
Read more here about JCU  Research Degree Requirements

How to apply for JCU HDR scholarships

James Cook University like most of the other Universities in Australia requires applicants to submit a candidature for research degree programs at the time of applying for a scholarship. To apply for a James Cook University HDR candidature(MSc/PhD), prospective applicants must first develop a research topic and negotiate a suitable advisory panel through the Expression of Interest process. While submitting your application for a research degree program, you must indicate that you wish to apply for a scholarship, you will be considered for all the scholarships for which you are eligible. 

Visit James Cook University How to apply page for a simple step-by-step process on how to submit a Masters or PhD candidature within any program of choice

Expected documents to submit

  • APP-FORM-01 Higher Degree by Research Application: Word
  • Transcripts and testamurs for all qualifications completed or currently underway
  • Proof of citizenship or residency in the form of a passport, birth certificate or visa
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Current curriculum vitae (CV)

Who to contact

For further details on this scholarship, application procedure etc... Don't hesitate to contact the James Cook University Graduate Research School(GRS) via
Graduate Research School(GRS)

Visit University Website  to apply and for for further details on this scholarship

Also apply for the University International Postgraduate Award (UIPA) 2024-2025 University of New South Wales, Australia, Multiple fully funded Masters and PhD scholarships

Also check these helpful guidelines below for a tip on how to apply successfully for Research Degree Scholarships in Australia, how to contact potential supervisors and send "cold emails" etc...

Pro-tips for research scholarship applications

The followings are some helpful links to browse through. They include tips and guides on how to successfully apply for research Masters and PhD scholarships and admissions to study in Australia. 
These are just some essential elements that any international student thinking to study abroad must be aware of especially when applying for research degree programs abroad. 

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