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2021 Completion Accelerator Scholarships

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2021 Completion Accelerator Scholarship

Scheme benefits

Doctoral Scholarships are comprised of: 

  • Full-time Stipend (annual value $29,000 p.a.) for up to six months but for no further than the timely duration of your degree; and
  • An allowance of up to $2500 for:
    • Editing of the thesis, subject to a full draft of the thesis ready no later than 1 December 2021; OR
    • Expert Technical Support for final data analysis resulting from recommendations from the Towards Submission Report and subject to a full draft of the thesis ready no later than 1 December 2021.

 

Research Masters Scholarships are comprised of: 

  • An allowance of up to $2500 for:
  • Editing of the thesis, subject to a full draft of the thesis ready no later than 1 December 2021; OR
  • Expert Technical Support for final data analysis resulting from recommendations from the Towards Submission Report and subject to a full draft of the thesis ready no later than 1 December 2021.

Eligibility

You must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Full-time or part-time* doctoral and masters candidates
  • Domestic or International candidates
  • Successfully completed Towards Submission Milestone (Institute approved)
  • Final stage of candidature (submission within 6 months of timely duration of your enrolled degree)
  • must submit your thesis for examination by your timely completion date (no later than 31st January 2022)

You are ineligible if :

  • you are an existing stipend scholarship or sponsorship recipient for the timely duration of your enrolled degree

* PLEASE NOTE:  If you are successful in receiving this allowance and wish to transfer to full-time for semester 2 2021 please contact researchscholarships@vu.edu.au no later than 20 August 2021

Submission information

  • month by month project plan towards timely completion
  • a letter of support from your Principal Supervisor including:
    • confirmation of your month by month project plan
    • confirmation date of submission no later than 31 January 2022

Conditions of the scheme

Applicants must:

  • submit your thesis for examination by 31 January 2022, if you fail to do so you may be required to pay tuition fees from 1 February 2022 for your Semester 1 2022 enrolment. 
  • ensure payments for Editorial services or Expert Technical Support are made by the University in 2021.