DVCR Completion Scholarship in Australia, 2018-2019

Scholarship Description:

The University of New England is offering a scholarship for international students those enrolled in the Doctor of Education, Doctor of Health Services Management, Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology), Doctor of Industry/Professions and the Doctor of Philosophy.

DVCR Completion Scholarships are funded by the University of New England to encourage timely Doctoral completions. DVCR Completion Scholarships are not a candidature extension scholarship but are linked to and support a specific outcome, the submission of the Doctoral thesis. DVCR Completion Scholarships will only be awarded to those Doctoral students who can clearly demonstrate that their thesis will be submitted within the scholarship period.

Degree level:

Scholarships are available to study doctoral program.

Field of Study:

Scholarships are awarded the Doctor of Education, Doctor of Health Services Management, Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology), Doctor of Industry/Professions and the Doctor of Philosophy.

Scholarship Award: 

The maximum value of the award is $8,010 (maximum four-month scholarship period), and this would be paid in three equal instalments of $2,670 (if appropriate, tuition fees of international applicants will also be covered).


  • The scholarship is available to international students.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility Criteria:

To apply please note the following:

  • A DVCR Completion Scholarship will normally be available to Doctoral students entering their fourth year of Doctoral candidature (full-time equivalent).
  • A student must be in the writing-up stage and have completed their data collection or equivalent.
  • A student must be able to complete their thesis within the nominated period. The maximum and recommended completion scholarship period is four months.
  • A student must be enrolled on a full-time basis during the scholarship period and must work full-time on the thesis.
  • In order to be considered for a completion scholarship, applicants must be strongly supported by their supervisor/s and their Head of School.
  • Students who have already held a previous scholarship, other than a completion scholarship, will be eligible to apply if they have not already received an extension as part of the previous scholarship.
  • Students who have already received a scholarship extension will be ineligible to apply for a  DVCR Completion Scholarship.
  • Students are ineligible if they are currently receiving a scholarship.

English Language Requirements:

If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Applying procedure Instructions:

How to Apply: Students must submit:

  • A detailed Doctoral Thesis Completion Plan (including the identification of a clear and measurable Mid-Point Milestone to be achieved) and the likelihood of the thesis being completed and submitted for examination within the scholarship period.
  • Statements of support and endorsement from the Principal Supervisor; and Endorsement from the Head of School.
  • Endorsement from external funding body or attached grant (if applicable)

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Online Application: ◄–

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

October 12, 2018.

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