PhD scholarships

PhD scholarships

The ANU Korea Institute in the College of Asia and the Pacific invites applications for two PhD scholarships for 2012 commencement based on funding from the Academy of Korean Studies.

Scholarship name: PhD Scholarship in Transnational Humanities in Korean Studies
Grant amount: A$25,000 per annum, tax-free, paid in fortnightly instalments
Duration: Up to four years, pending satisfactory academic performance
Number of Scholarships: 2
Closing date for application: 24 February 2012
Commence by: 1 August 2012

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Successful applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • outstanding academic record and  a minimum academic qualification equivalent to a Bachelor degree with a first-class Honours or research Master degree in a relevant discipline;
  • not already having a PhD qualification;
  • undertaking a research project in history, literature, music, gender studies, or cultural studies;
  • ability to both access and work with sources written in Korean;
  • for non-native English speakers, the University’s English language requirements of either:
    • IELTS score of 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each component of the test; or
    • TOEFL with either paper-based test score of 570 with TWE score of 4.5; computer-based test score of 230 with essay score of 4.5; or internet-based test score of 90 with a minimum of 20 in all four sections.
  • evidence of capacity for excellence in both independent and collaborative interdisciplinary research; resulting in timely doctoral thesis completion and related publications;
  • developed collegial values with emphasis on engagement, respect and fairness; and
  • demonstrated understanding of equal opportunity principles and knowledge of their application in a university context.

How to apply

Submit an application form, a research proposal that indicates familiarity with the research area and outlines your approach to the PhD research topic (3 pages including bibliography), and a CV electronically by the closing date to korea@anu.edu.au.    Applicants should ensure that they nominate three referees who can submit references to the University by the closing date for applications.

» Application form for the PhD scholarship is available on http://koreainstitute.anu.edu.au/scholarships/phd.php

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Master of Arts scholarship

The ANU Korea Institute in the College of Asia and the Pacific invites applications for a Master of Arts scholarship for 2012 commencement based on funding from the Academy of Korean Studies.

Scholarship name: MA Scholarship in Transnational Humanities in Korean Studies
Grant amount: A$23,000 per annum, tax-free, paid in fortnightly instalments
Duration: Two years full-time, comprising a year of coursework and a one-year research project (thesis)
Number of Scholarships: 1
Closing date for application: 24 February 2012
Commence by: 1 August 2012

Eligibility & selection criteria

Successful applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • outstanding academic record and a minimum academic qualification equivalent to a Bachelor degree;
  • evidence of motivation and commitment to graduate study;
  • undertaking a field of study in history, literature, music, politics, gender studies, or cultural studies;
  • ability to both access and work with sources written in Korean;
  • for non-native English speakers, the University’s English language requirements of either:
    • IELTS score of 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each component of the test; or
    • TOEFL with either paper-based test score of 570 with TWE score of 4.5; computer-based test score of 230 with essay score of 4.5; or internet-based test score of 90 with a minimum of 20 in all four sections.
  • developed collegial values with emphasis on engagement, respect and fairness; and
  • demonstrated understanding of equal opportunity principles and knowledge of their application in a university context.

Application procedure

Submit an application form, a research proposal that indicates familiarity with the research area and outlines your approach to the PhD research topic (3 pages including bibliography), and a CV electronically by the closing date to korea@anu.edu.  Applicants should ensure that they nominate three referees who can submit references to the University by the closing date for applications.

» Application form for the Master of Arts scholarship is available on http://koreainstitute.anu.edu.au/scholarships/ma.php


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