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Research scholarships are now open

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Applications are now open for the Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) and Curtin University Postgraduate Scholarships (CUPS).  Students with exceptional research potential, who are also planning to commence or currently enrolled in a Masters or Doctoral research degree at Curtin in any relevant area of study in 2010, are encouraged to apply.

All successful APA applicants will receive a Curtin Research Scholarships (CRS) providing an attractive total scholarship package of $30,000pa – tax free.  All successful CUPS applicants will also receive a Curtin Research Scholarship (CRS) providing a total scholarship package of $25,000 pa – tax free.

There is also the option to participate in sessional teaching at attractive rates of remuneration.

Both scholarships provide a tax-free living allowance and a fee exemption for the duration of the degree. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of Australia or New Zealand and satisfy Curtin’s entry requirements for the degree.

Completed applications must be received by 31 October 2009.

Application forms and information regarding other scholarships available at Curtin are available from or by contacting the Office of Research and Development on +61 8 9266 4906 or by email