Victoria Latin America Doctoral Scholarships

Apply to commence your PhD at a Victorian university for 2016 to be eligible.

Four scholarships are available for PhD candidates commencing research at a Victorian university for 2016. The successful applicants will receive a scholarship of AUD$90,000 to cover living expenses over three years and a full fee waiver.

The Victoria Latin America Doctoral Scholarships are funded by the State Government of Victoria in partnership with Victoria's universities. The Victorian Government will contribute AUD$45,000 for the duration of the PhD, with universities contributing the remaining AUD$45,000 and a fee waiver.

Eligibility

To be eligible for a Victoria Latin America Doctoral Scholarship, you must:

1.be a citizen of a Latin American country 

2.have been accepted into a doctoral program at a participating Victorian university 

3.be intending to complete the majority of your doctoral work in Victoria 

4.not hold a qualification regarded to be equivalent to an Australian research doctorate 

5.be willing to be an ambassador* for the Victoria Latin America Doctoral Scholarships.

 * Ambassadors give a small amount of their time throughout their doctorate program to participate in award presentations, media interviews. They also present their research in promotion of the program.

How to Apply