Edith Cowan University Vice Chancellor’s PhD by Research Scholarship in Australia 2021

Edith Cowan University Vice Chancellor’s PhD by Research ScholarshipEdith Cowan University is currently receiving applications from eligible PhD students for its Vice Chancellor’s PhD by Research Scholarship at School of Nursing and Midwifery in the University.

This scholarship is align with the Australian National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards and Western Australian Sustainable Health Review that aim to protect the public from harm and improve the quality of acute health service provision.

Scholarship Sponsor(s):  Edith Cowan University, Australia

Scholarship Type:  Full-fee Scholarship

Host Institution(s): Edith Cowan University, Australia

Scholarship Worth: Full-fee Scholarship

Number of Awards:  Several

Study Level:  PhD

Nationality: International students


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Edith Cowan University Vice Chancellor’s PhD by Research Scholarship | DETAILS

This PhD scholarship aims to improve care and patient outcomes in an acute care setting. It sits within the ECU Centre for Research in Aged Care and aligns with Australian Commission on Safety and Quality Health Service (ACSQHC) Preventing and Controlling Healthcare-Associated Infection and the Comprehensive Care Standard.The areas of focus are vascular access, pressure injury and indwelling urinary catheters.

Other topics involving improving patient outcomes in an acute care setting will be considered. The student will also have opportunity to contribute to other projects within the broader context of this program of research.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligible applicants for Edith Cowan University Vice Chancellor’s PhD by Research Scholarship are expected to meet the following eligibility criteria;

  • Must be a domestic student or an overseas student enrolled in an accredited Higher Degree by Research (HDR) course of study. Master by Research students and Doctor of Philosophy Integrated students must be enrolled before census, while Doctor of Philosophy students may commence any time during the year in which the scholarship is offered. Applicants unable to commence by census due to prior commitments may be granted permission to commence at a later date (see Commencement). Where a course offer is conditional, an applicant is normally not eligible for scholarship consideration until the required conditions have been met;
  • Must not be receiving stipend scholarship income from another source to support general living costs while undertaking their course of study if that income is greater than 75% of the RTP stipend rate. Income that is unrelated to a recipient’s research project, or income received for the student’s course of study but not for the purposes of supporting general living costs is exempt;
  • Must not be receiving an equivalent award or scholarship from the Commonwealth designed to offset HDR fees;
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time or, in exceptional circumstances, may apply for and be granted approval for a part-time scholarship in line with criteria in Part-Time Scholarship Holders;
  • Must be on-campus or, for domestic students only, have written approval to be studying off campus within Australia
  • Must not hold a research doctorate degree or equivalent if they are seeking a research scholarship to undertake a research doctorate. This condition may be relaxed at the discretion of a School for applicants of school-funded scholarships only;
  • Must not hold a research doctorate or equivalent, or hold a Master by Research or equivalent when they are seeking a research scholarship to undertake a Master by Research;
  • Must not previously have held an APA, HDRS, APA (Industry) or an Australian Government funded Postgraduate Research Award (excluding an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship), unless it was terminated within six months of the commencement of benefits. This condition may be relaxed at the University’s discretion;
  • May not concurrently be receiving an ECUschool-funded scholarship or other major scholarship, but could receive a stipend supplement. Additional Eligibility Criteria for International Students In addition to the above eligibility criteria, International students must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Must be a citizen of any country other than Australia or New Zealand at commencement of the Higher Degree by Research (HDR);
  • Must meet international student visa requirements as specified by the Department of Home Affairs including the requirement to purchase and maintain an Overseas Student Health Cover policy approved by the Commonwealth Government Department of Health http://www.health.gov.au/;
  • Must not have held an Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) or an Australia Award scholarship within two years prior to commencing the HDRS;
  • Must not be receiving a scholarship for which course tuition is a component under any other scholarship scheme to which the Australian Government makes a substantial contribution; ECU Scholarships Office Scholarship Conditions – 6 – March 2020
  • Must meet all University admission requirements, including English proficiency, and be made an unconditional offer of a place in a higher degree by research (either a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master by Research) before a scholarship can be considered/offered.


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Application Procedures

How-to-Apply:  Eligible applicant for Edith Cowan University Vice Chancellor’s PhD by Research Scholarship can access application via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the portal is available between application opening and closing dates.

Application Deadline:  June 30, 2021

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