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Research Students Centre Staff Information Session 2010 Postgraduate Scholarship Round Annual Round Awards See: http://www.rsc.qut.edu.au/future/scholarships/Annual_round_awards.jsp CURRENT STUDENTS Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) QUTPRA & QMS Indigenous Postgraduate Research Award

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research students centre staff information session

Research Students CentreStaff Information Session

2010 Postgraduate Scholarship Round

annual round awards
Annual Round Awards

See: http://www.rsc.qut.edu.au/future/scholarships/Annual_round_awards.jsp

  • CURRENT STUDENTS
    • Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)
    • QUTPRA & QMS
    • Indigenous Postgraduate Research Award
    • Institute Awards (IHBI, ISI, iCi, ISR)
  • FUTURE STUDENTS
    • Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)
    • QUTPRA & QMS
    • Women’s Re-Entry (WRE)
    • Owen J Wordsworth (OJW) (Masters Only)
    • Indigenous Postgraduate Research Award
    • Institute Awards (IHBI, ISI, iCi, ISR)
    • International Postgraduate Research Scholarship
addition awards
Addition Awards
  • VC Top Ups

Students who are in the top 10 of the scholarship round and who receive an APA will automatically receive a VC Top Up.

  • DVC Top Ups
  • Faculty Top Ups

Please advise us on the scholarship scoring form.

timetable for 2010 postgraduate scholarship round
Timetable for 2010 Postgraduate Scholarship Round
  • Monday 31 August:Applications available from the web
  • Thursday 3 September:Students notified about Scholarship Information Sessions
timetable for 2010 postgraduate scholarship round cont
Timetable for 2010 Postgraduate Scholarship Round cont.
  • Wednesday 30 September

Closing date for new international students

  • Friday 9 October at 5pm: Closing Date for 2010 Round for all domestics & continuing international students
  • Friday 23 October: Applications to faculties for scoring & review for Institute awards
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Timetable for 2010 Postgraduate Scholarship Round cont.
  • Monday 26 October to Friday 6 November: Faculty scoring Meetings to be held between this period
  • Monday 9 November: Faculty to return applications to the Research Students Centre
  • Monday 9 November to Friday 20 November: Institutes to consider scholarship applications
  • Monday 30 November: Special Research Degrees Committee meeting to consider all applications
  • Wednesday 9 December: Offers sent
institute requirements
Institute Requirements
  • Applications will be identified by the Faculties.
  • Faculties to tick the box on their Scholarship scoring spreadsheet if the application should be considered by an Institute.
  • Research Students Centre will forward identified applications to Institutes after 9 November
  • Institutes to return scoring and list of successful applicants by 20 November
faculty submission to rsc on 9 nov
Faculty Submission To RSC on 9 Nov
  • Faculty Assessment Spreadsheet with recommendations for Institute awards
  • Any arguments for Honours Equivalence and/or Incomplete Degree arguments
  • WRE & Indigenous Faculty Assessment forms
  • Any Institute Ranking nominations
  • Top Up Scholarship Offer Letters with any notes about eligibility e.g. must be Honours 1
how do students apply
How Do Students Apply?

New Students

  • Online Admission form for new Domestic students.
  • FR Form is for international students who will commence a new degree in 2010.

Current Students

  • QV Online Scholarships Form on the web (available from 31st August 2009).
student submission
Student Submission

New Students

  • Original application with appropriate documentation attached
  • Referee Reports to be emailed directly to research.scholarships@qut.edu.au from each referee otherwise signed copy required
  • Original or certified copy of academic transcripts of complete and incomplete degrees from other institutions

with a key.

  • QUT students’ academic transcripts will be printed by RSC staff
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Student Submission

Current Students

  • Online application
  • Supporting documentation
  • Referee Reports to be emailed directly to research.scholarships@qut.edu.au from each referee otherwise signed copy required
  • Academic transcripts of complete and incomplete degrees from other institutions
  • QUT students’ academic transcripts will be printed by RSC staff
sharepoint
Sharepoint
  • All scholarship applications and referee reports will be available via the Sharepoint site.
  • Please advise research.scholarships@qut.edu.au of the relevant people requiring access to this site.
  • The website address: https://sharepoint.tils.qut.edu.au/RandC/scholarships/default.aspx
  • Any problems accessing this site, please contact the RSC for assistance.
scoring of applications
Scoring of Applications
  • Full undergraduate degree

Score out of 3

  • Honours or Honours Equivalence (eg. Research Masters, Coursework Masters, Incomplete PhD or Professional Doctorate)

Score out of 6

  • Faculty Score

Score out of 6

Note: you can only use incremental scores (6, 5.75, 5.5 etc). Limits on the number of applicants scored for each incremental score applies to faculties.

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Scoring of Applications

Score Description

6 Honours 1, completed Research Masters, Timely-completed PhD Confirmation of Candidature

5 Honours 2A

5 Incomplete PhD - Confirmation Application completed ( - Not on-time, no extensions approved)

4 Incomplete PhD - Stage 2 completed

4 Completed Coursework Masters with >33% research component

3 Incomplete Research masters

3 Honours 2B, or completed Coursework Masters with <33% research component

2 Incomplete Coursework masters

1 4 Year degree or 3 year degree and diploma

0 Completed PhD

honours equivalence and incomplete degree arguments
Honours Equivalence and Incomplete Degree Arguments
  • The Research Degrees Committee (RDC) will consider arguments from faculties for applicants for:
    • Honours Equivalence
    • Incomplete Degrees with recent and relevant research experience
  • Student’s MUST provide proof of their recent and relevant research experience in their application, for the arguments to be considered by RDC
  • Please use the Honours Equivalence and Incomplete Degree Arguments form. This will come with the Faculty Assessment Spreadsheet.
process of scoring
Process of Scoring
  • Faculties will score all applications regardless of whether they may receive an institute award.
  • Faculties to identify those applicants who may be within the Institute domains.
questions
Questions?

Email contact:research.scholarships@qut.edu.au